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Development of self-help groups for caregivers of children with disabilities in Kilifi, Kenya: process evaluation

Abstract:

Background:
Caring for a child with disabilities in a resource-poor setting brings many challenges to the caregiver. We examined the development of self-help groups for caregivers in a rural part of Kenya.
Objectives:
To conduct a process evaluation on the development of self-help groups during a 10-month set-up period, focusing on implementation and mechanisms associated with their functional status.
Methods:
Using a realist evaluation design, we set up 20 self-help group...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Sub department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6999-5507
Publisher:
AOSIS
Journal:
African Journal of Disability More from this journal
Volume:
9
Article number:
a650
Publication date:
2020-07-22
Acceptance date:
2020-05-01
DOI:
EISSN:
2226-7220
ISSN:
2223-9170
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1123258
Local pid:
pubs:1123258
Deposit date:
2021-01-21

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