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close this bookOral Rehydration Therapy and the Control of Diarrheal Diseases (Peace Corps, 1985, 566 p.)
close this folderModule Five: Working with the community
close this folderSession 13 - The impact of culture on diarrhea
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View the documentHandout 13A: Sample diarrhea questionnaire
View the documentHandout 13B: Methods for gathering information
View the documentHandout 13C: Identifying helpful and harmful practices
View the documentHandout 13D: Role of traditional healing in diarrheal diseases control

Handout 13C: Identifying helpful and harmful practices

1. Who does things that increase the problem of diarrhea? Can we change these practices through health education? Why? or How? Which Practices have the greatest priority for change?

Harmful Practices

Who does This?

Can We Change the Practice? How?













2. Who does what things that help reduce the problems of diarrhea? What are some reasons for these Practice? How can we encourage people to continue these Practices

Harmful Practices

Who does This?

Can We Change the Practice? How?













3. What groups and individuals can we work with in the community to help people change harmful behavior and encourage helpful behavior? Why? and How?

Groups and Individuals

Why and How They Can Help









4. Summarize your conclusions on a large sheet of newsprint so you can share them with the other groups.