Effects of UNICEF promoted community dialogue on the attitude of farmers towards malaria prevention and control in Imo state Nigeria
The study determined the effect of UNICEF promoted traditional communication patterns on the attitude of farmers towards malaria prevention and control in Imo State Nigeria. Two groups of respondents were selected from four Local Government Areas of the State. First was a group that participated in a UNICEF communication project (the community dialogue) and another was a group that never participated in the community dialogue. Two hundred (200) respondents were selected from each group. A set structured questionnaire was used to collect data from the respondents. Result of the t-test showed that UNICEF promoted health messages had positive effects on the attitude of the participants towards malaria prevention and control practices.
Key Words: Attitude, Farmers, Community Dialogue, Malaria, Communication