Status: Recently completed
This knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) study aimed to assess the KAP relating to lymphatic filariasis morbidity and morbidity management (MMDP) in Uganda in order to plan large-scale interventions.
The objectives for the study were to obtain baseline data on KAP regarding LF morbidity and its management; to establish current efforts in specific districts/regions to address morbidity and its management; and to assess the anticipated acceptance of interventions and identify potential barriers. The study used mixed methods including a quantitative household survey and qualitative key informant interviews and focus group discussions with people living with chronic conditions related to LF.
Our findings informed the following recommendations for MMDP policy and implementation in Uganda: