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Article Number - 03BE43063992


Vol.9(5), pp. 53-57 , May 2017
DOI: 10.5897/IJNM2017.0260
ISSN: 2141-2456



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The role of supportive supervision in enhancing and sustaining health education in home management and prevention of malaria among mothers of under-five children



Moridiyat O. A. Adeyemo
  • Moridiyat O. A. Adeyemo
  • Department of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Isale Osun, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria
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 Received: 15 February 2017  Accepted: 05 April 2017  Published: 30 May 2017

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This paper introduces the concept of supportive supervision in community-based nursing intervention as a supervisory tool among health consumers. It provides overview of supportive supervision as management tool to facilitate delivery of quality service by the health care providers. It also describes the adaptability of this concept to supervision of community members following heath education and training with a view to enhancing and sustaining health promotion and prevention of diseases. The author describes utilisation of this tool in promoting and sustaining mothers’ skills in home management and prevention of malaria at a community level and recommends its usage by community health workers as a substitute to home visit for different populations within a community where there is dwindling human and material resources to carry out home visits so as to promote effective outcome.

 

Key words: Supportive supervision, health education, sustaining, home management of malaria.

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APA Adeyemo, M. O. A. (2017). The role of supportive supervision in enhancing and sustaining health education in home management and prevention of malaria among mothers of under-five children. International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 9(5), 53-57.
Chicago Moridiyat O. A. Adeyemo. "The role of supportive supervision in enhancing and sustaining health education in home management and prevention of malaria among mothers of under-five children." International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery 9, no. 5 (2017): 53-57.
MLA Moridiyat O. A. Adeyemo. "The role of supportive supervision in enhancing and sustaining health education in home management and prevention of malaria among mothers of under-five children." International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery 9.5 (2017): 53-57.
   
DOI 10.5897/IJNM2017.0260
URL http://academicjournals.org/journal/IJNM/article-abstract/03BE43063992

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