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Using participatory rural appraisal (PRA) in the identification of children with disabilities in rural Kilifi, Kenya.

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INTRODUCTION: Cross-sectional surveys have been used widely for identifying children with disabilities, but they have several disadvantages. The surveys concentrate on identifying impairments and do not encourage the participation and ownership of the community. Participatory rural appraisal (PRA) provides a cost-effective and efficient method that reflects the local perceptions of disability and involves local people. These factors are important for sustainability in resource-poor countries....

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Hartley, S More by this author
Newton, CR More by this author
Journal:
Rural and remote health
Volume:
6
Issue:
3
Pages:
553
Publication date:
2006
EISSN:
1445-6354
URN:
uuid:78611381-4212-45cc-8d26-7ed67deccb4c
Source identifiers:
185643
Local pid:
pubs:185643

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