alexa Wake-Up. A Health Promotion Project for Sub-Saharan University Students: Results of Focus Group Sessions.
Healthcare

Healthcare

Journal of Health Education Research & Development

Author(s): Batidzirai JM, Heeren GA, Marange CS, Gwaze AR, Mandeya A,

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Abstract HIV/AIDS is seen as the major killer in developing countries however, non-communicable diseases (NCDs), also referred to as chronic diseases, are the leading causes of death worldwide. University students are an important target for health promotion programmes because they are exposed to a new lifestyle where they have to determine on their own which diet to follow, whether or not to exercise, how much they drink alcohol or smoke, whether to have sex or abstain, as well as whether to practice safe sex or not Focus group sessions were held at a rural Sub-Saharan African University to assess students' knowledge on how to lead a healthy lifestyle. The results suggest a need for a health promotion intervention programme which should be culture-sensitive and considerate of the needs of university students.
This article was published in Mediterr J Soc Sci and referenced in Journal of Health Education Research & Development

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