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"'I'm a Health Worker' - Abduaraman Gidi" made by IntraHealth International.

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Temitope Tabitha Ojo, Nicola L. Hawley, Mayur M. Desai, Ann R. Akiteng, David Guwatudde, and Jeremy I. Schwartz

This study investigated knowledge and attitudes towards non-communicable diseases (NCDs) among community health workers in village health teams (VHTs) in Eastern Uganda through a questionnaire and four focus group discussions.VHT members had some knowledge and awareness of NCDs, but lacked information about NCDs in their specific communities. VHTs see a potential role for themselves in addressing NCDs. 

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2017
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