Strengthening the perception-assessment tools for dengue prevention: a cross-sectional survey in a temperate region (Madeira, Portugal)
- Autores: Gonçalves L, Nazareth T, Porto G, Seixas G, Silva AC, Sousa CA, Teodósio R
- Ano de Publicação: 2014
- Journal: BMC Public Health
- Link: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/39
Community participation is mandatory in the prevention of Dengue outbreaks. Taking public views into account is crucial to guide more effective planning and quicker community participation in preventing campaigns. This study aims to assess community perceptions of Madeira population in order to explore their involvement in the A. aegypti’s control and reinforce health-educational planning.