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Health Literacy And How Rural Communities Understand Hypertension Information In Kabale, Uganda, Rob Freer May 2015

Health Literacy And How Rural Communities Understand Hypertension Information In Kabale, Uganda, Rob Freer

Adult Education Research Conference

This research examines health literacy and how rural communities understand hypertension information in Kabale, Uganda. Commonly defined as an individual’s ability to access, understand, and use information to promote and maintain positive health and well-being, health literacy and hypertension has yet to be problematized within an African context.


The Conservative And Dynamic Nature Of Indigenous Knowledge: A Case Study From Kenya, Randall D. Beckloff Aug 2008

The Conservative And Dynamic Nature Of Indigenous Knowledge: A Case Study From Kenya, Randall D. Beckloff

Adult Education Research Conference

Abstract: Indigenous knowledge in Africa conserves traditional community heritage and is dynamically adjusted as communities adapt to contemporary realities. This roundtable considers these conservative and dynamic natures as portrayed in a case study from Kenya and poses discussion questions.