Alison Krentel – Bruyere Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada. email@example.com
The target audience for these guidelines is district-level implementation agencies that are concerned with achieving their targets for mass drug administration. The purpose of these guidelines is to introduce the following.
• The concept of narratives and how they can be a valuable tool in understanding people’s health behaviors in the context of NTD control and elimination as well as in other programs;
• Why building partnerships for this research is so important and some of the key steps needed to develop effective collaborative relationships;
• The survey instrument used to collect these narratives, outlined in terms of its core components as well as specific survey questions that can be customized to fit the local context;
• The process of analyzing the quantitative and qualitative components of the questionnaire;