An investigation into level of preparedness to Ebola Virus Disease in Zimbabwe: a case study of Tsholotsho District Hospital.

Dube, Chiratidzo (2017) An investigation into level of preparedness to Ebola Virus Disease in Zimbabwe: a case study of Tsholotsho District Hospital. UNSPECIFIED thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

The study was carried out to investigate level of preparedness of Zimbabwe to Ebola Virus Disease. Tsholotsho District Hospital was the study site. A case study design was used. A sample size of 20 health care workers was used as study participants. Stratified random sampling was used to select study participants. Questionnaires were used to collect data. The study findings revealed that health care workers have limited knowledge on Ebola disease. The health care workers are not conducting health education on Ebola Virus Disease. The hospital environment lacks designated area for nursing patients with Ebola Virus Disease. There is no literature, policies and procedures with information on Ebola virus Disease. The study recommended training of health care workers on Ebola Virus Disease. Schools of nursing in district hospitals are recommended to have a computer laboratory.

Item Type: Thesis (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diseases,Health
Divisions: Universities > State Universities > Midlands State University
Depositing User: Mr. Edmore Sibanda
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2017 02:45
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2017 02:45
URI: http://researchdatabase.ac.zw/id/eprint/5561

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