Objective. This work shares a pedagogic experience of promotion of the health and it evaluates which is the impact of the component of vaccination in the knowledge of parents, mothers and keepers of the children less than five-year-old who are assisting at the Social Kindergartens administered by Colsubsidio, after having capacitated the group of teachers in the communitarian module of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI), knowing that one of the strategies to improve the coverages in the country is empowering the community in order that they realize local actions. Methodology. The whole population of the teachers have been capacitated (n = 89) in the vaccination module IMCI strategy and later these teachers realized an educational intervention to the keepers of children less than five years of age (n = 1350). Result. The analysis has been fulfilled with the methodology proposed by the OMS/OPS with a design of before and later, showed a positive impact in the knowledge of the keepers about vaccines, the moments to realize the immunizations and which of has to be applied to their children. Conclusions. It is possible to infer that the educational community is a group that must be educated in health's topics as a way to modify knowledge in the keepers of children and therefore the indicators of health of the population, especially in the five-year-old children. The IMCI strategy showed to be effective in this kind of actions. Recommendations: It must be realized a work to evaluate the changes in the coverages of vaccination in the studied population.
|Translated title of the contribution||Impact in knowledge of the children's keepers of the colsubsidio's social kindergartens after training the teachers in the module of vaccines of the communitarian IMCI strategy|
|Number of pages||10|
|State||Published - Jul 1 2006|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health