Community-level interventions to promote integrated positive behaviour change, health provider care capacity, de-stigmatization and social integration of women with skin NTDs in rural endemic hotspots in Ebonyi, Nigeria: a peri-COVID-19 pandemic proof-of-

Research question

1. What is the integrated knowledge of skin NTDs among affected and unaffected households in rural endemic communities?
2. What are community perceptions on stigma, stigma drivers and strategies to prevent stigma against women with skin NTDs in selected rural endemic communities?
3. How do women with skin NTDs cope with stigma in rural endemic communities?
4. What is the health service utilization patterns of women with skin NTDs in selected rural endemic communities?
5. What is the effect of community-level multi-component intervention on health seeking, de-stigmatization and social integration of women with skin NTDs in rural endemic communities?

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Notes

Grant awardee: Ijeoma Nkem Okedo-Alex

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Reference information

NTD-SC #
SGP IV

Tags

Disease(s)
Buruli Ulcer
Leishmaniasis
Leprosy (Hansen disease)
Lymphatic filariasis
Mycetoma
Onchocerciasis
Scabies
Yaws
Research topic(s)
Implementation Research