Factors influencing the perfomance of non-communicable diseases awareness programmes: Case of Kibera sub-county
To identify factors influencing performance of Non-Communicable diseases awareness programmes: The case of Kibera Sub-County. The study was guided by following objectives; to determine the influence of community training on the performance of NonCommunicable diseases awareness programmes in Kibera Sub-County; to determine how publicity campaign influence the performance of Non-Communicable diseases awareness programmes in Kibera Sub-County; to determine how financing influence the performance of Non-Communicable diseases awareness programmes in Kibera SubCounty; and To determine how follow-up activities influence the performance of NonCommunicable diseases awareness programmes in Kibera Sub-County. The study targeted Community Health Volunteers, community members, officials in institutions and organizations representing Non-Communicable Diseases and Ministry of Health Division of Non-Communicable Diseases officials. A sample of 101 respondents was chosen. Collected data was keyed into Statistical Package for Social Sciences for analysis. Analysed data was presented in tables & figures for clear understanding. A total of 101 respondents participated in this study indicating a response rate of 100.00%. The findings revealed divergent views among CHVs, targeted community members for NCD awareness programmes, key officials in institutions and organizations representing NCDs and MoH personnel with specific attention to Division of NCDs officials. The study concluded that community trainings, financing and follow-up activities all influence performance of NCD awareness programmes. The study recommended for NCD awareness programme designers and implementers to use a multi-stakeholder approach when designing community trainings, increase the frequency of publicity campaigns, institute better measures and systems to track the utilization of the funds, and to synchronize the roles of the different organizations with respect to follow-up activities.
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