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R Castillo

Evaluation of Water Sanitation Health Education Programme: Working with the Knowledge of the Basic Sanitation Services in a Developing Community in Rural Haiti after the 2010 Earthquake

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.258
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616–9
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After a two-year intervention programme, residents of a rural community in Haiti had an adequate knowledge of the new sanitation system, especially those who had access to the system, those 40–49 years old and those with households of less than seven members.

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Objective: The aim of this study is to measure the knowledge regarding the new sanitation water system being implemented in Dessources, a rural community in the municipality of Croix-des-Bouquets in Haiti after a two-year intervention programme.

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12 Dec, 2013
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e-Published: 20 Jun, 2014

Behavioural Symptoms of Children with HIV Infection Living in the Dominican Republic

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55–9
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A high percentage of Dominican parents/caregivers rated their HIV infected children as experiencing internalizing (anxiety, depression, somatic complaints) and externalizing problems (rule breaking and aggressive behaviour). Research needs to examine other contributing factors for the maladaptive behaviours such as socio-economic status, caregiver illness, caregiver education and parental loss.

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Objective: The purpose of this report is to describe behavioural problems encountered in a group of Dominican children living with Human Immunodeficency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in the Dominican Republic. They were not receiving antiretroviral treatment.

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e-Published: 01 Jul, 2013

Caregivers’ Perception of HIV-Infected Dominican Children’s Behaviour

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42–7
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The perception of 52 Dominican caregivers, regarding their HIV+ children’s (2–8 years) behaviour, was assessed using the Child Behaviour Checklist. Caregivers perceived significant pathological internalizing behavioural symptoms in immunosuppressed children, and older female children were perceived as withdrawn/depressed.

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e-Published: 01 Jul, 2013
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