Competency in DHF Control of Muang Krabi Surveillance and Rapid Response Team (SRRT): a Case Study of Muang Krabi

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Pipat Buddharo

Abstract

          The purposes of this survey research were to study 1) the level of potential for prevention and control of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) of Muang Krabi surveillance and rapid response team (SRRT), 2) individual characteristics of Muang Krabi SRRT, 3) factors in the process of managing, preventing and controlling of Muang Krabi SRRT and 4) factors related to the prevention and control of DHF of Muang Krabi SRRT.
          The study was conducted among all 47 core members of SRRTs in district level and sub-district level in Muang Krabi. Data were collected using a questionnaire and then analyzed to determine frequency, percentage, mean and standard deviation as well as chi-square.
          The findings revealed that: 1) among the respondents, they were mostly female (nearly 70%) and 45 years of age on average, and has experience in the SRRT, 2) their ages, educations, roles in the SRRT and experiences were associated with the DHF prevention and control operation, 3)DHF prevention and control
potential of SRRT in a high level average 3.97 (SD= 0.059) and 4) management factors involving manpower,
finance, planning, organizing, personnel management, directing and control were associated with the DHF
prevention and control operations.
          It is suggested that relevant administrators should provide SRRT members with new knowledge about
DHF prevention and control, especially during the transfer of duties, allocate sufficient resources on a timely
basis, and facilitate public participation in these efforts.

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Buddharo P. Competency in DHF Control of Muang Krabi Surveillance and Rapid Response Team (SRRT): a Case Study of Muang Krabi. Kb. Med. J. [Internet]. 2021 Mar. 10 [cited 2024 Apr. 21];2(2):17-28. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/KBJ/article/view/248032
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