Assessment of Teachers’ Knowledge toward Communicable Diseases in Primary School

1Fadhil Abbas Ahmed and Hussein Jassim Mohammed

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Abstract:

Methods: A descriptive study design was conducted on primary school teachers, starting from December 2019 to the march 2020 in order to identify the scope of primary school teacher’s knowledge, concerning communicable diseases. Non probability (purposive) sample of (250) teachers were selected from (50) Primary Schools from Alhawija district in Kirkuk Governorate. The data were collected by the investigator who interviewed teachers in their primary schools, and filled out the constructed questionnaire formats which designed for the purpose of the study. Results: The findings revealed that level of teachers’ knowledge was low about communicable diseases in general, which considered not enough to prevent spread communicable diseases in primary schools. Conclusion: This show that the primary school teachers have poor knowledge related to communicable diseases.

Keywords:

School Teachers, Communicable Diseases.

Paper Details
Month5
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 5
Pages6482-6487