Impact of Optimal Health Promotion Intervention Related To Zoonotic Disease
Kinjal Mistry, Sonal M.Pandya
Impact, Health Promotion Intervention, Zoonotic Disease, Animal handler
Globally, India is the largest milk producer with highest population of cattle i.e., 134 million cows and 124 million buffalos. The Indian subcontinent is one of the four global hot-spots at increased risk for emergence of zoonotic diseases. Health hazards occurring due to lack of awareness about the causes and impact of zoonosis on the public health are significant. Zoonotic Disease had a tremendous impact on the evolution of man specially those culture and society that domesticated and bred animal for food and clothing. Most human are in contact with animals in a way or another. A Zoonotic Disease is a disease or infection that can be transmitted naturally from vertebrate animal to human. More than 60% of human pathogen are Zoonotic in origin that include wide variety of bacteria, Virus, Fungi protozoa, parasites, and other pathogen factor such as climate change, urbanization, animal migration. Objective: The main aim of the study is to assess the impact of health promotion intervention related to Zoonotic Disease among Animal handler in urban area Althan, Surat. Method: The study involved pre-experimental one group pretest - posttest design. Probability sampling technique was used to draw the 30 animal handlers. Result: The mean post-test health promotion score was higher than mean pre-test knowledge score with mean difference of 10.03 and t value 21.88 which was statistically significant and it’s revealed that the health promotion intervention was effective. The chi square test shows education has significant relationship with post-test of health promotion. Conclusion: Knowledge deficit existed in the animal handler regarding zoonoses. The health promotion intervention was found to be effective in enhancing knowledge regarding zoonoses. There is significant relationship between education with the post-test health promotion intervention.
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Unique Paper ID: 158442

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 9, Issue 9

Page(s): 632 - 636
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