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Table 2 Responses to the questions regarding communication skills

From: Knowledge and communication needs assessment of community health workers in a developing country: a qualitative study

Question LHW LHS
Are they sufficient? Response Moderate (4/5) Insufficient (1/5) Sufficient (1/5) Moderate (4/5)
  Additional comments There is room for improvement LHWs with education <10 grades, not married, or those having low SES face more difficulty
How you deal with barriers perceived by individuals? Response By talking about child's future, using religious teachings, using help of influentials Talking about child & family's future, using religion, using local leaders
  Additional comments Using fear appeal and using help of LHS mentioned by some Positive examples & using IEC materials, helping with own hand
What are your specific suggestions on the communications capacity building of LHW? Response Refresher training, role plays on common difficult scenarios, better IEC materials should be provided Refresher training, role plays on common difficult scenarios, better IEC materials should be provided
  Additional comments Adequacy and timeliness of the supply of IEC materials should be improved Quality of basic training should also be improved