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A study to assess the knowledge and practice related to maintenance of cold chain among health workers in selected health centre at, Lucknow, U.P


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Author Details : Anjalatchi*, Arti Gaur

Volume : 4, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 6-12

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijnmhs.2021.002



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Abstract

Background study: Cold chain management is a system of transport and storage of vaccines in a potent state from the time of distribution to the time of administration. Preserving vaccines from its distribution through administration requires adequate cold chain infrastructure, compliance with standards, and effective maintenance. At the end of the chain, are healthcare providers who should have adequate knowledge to maintain the cold chain.
Statement of the problems: The present study entitled “A study to assess the knowledge and practice related to maintenance of cold chain among health workers in selected health centre..
Materials and Methods: The study was conducted with the Descriptive research design study was carried out using a structured questionnaire and observational checklist. A purposive sampling method was used in selecting the 60 sample in selected health centre, Lucknow. Data analysis and interpretation data were using descriptive and inferential statistics.
Results: The overall knowledge level of health worker regarding maintenance of cold chain there were (71.66%) of the health workers with inadequate knowledge, (26.66%) of the health worker with moderate knowledge, (1.66%) of health worker with inadequate knowledge regarding maintenance of cold chain and the overall practice level of health worker regarding maintenance of cold chain there were (25%) of the health workers with inadequate practice,(30%) of the health worker with moderate practice,(45%) of health worker with adequate Practice regarding maintenance of cold chain.

Keywords: Cold chain maintenance, Knowledge, Practice, Health worker.



How to cite : Anjalatchi, Gaur A , A study to assess the knowledge and practice related to maintenance of cold chain among health workers in selected health centre at, Lucknow, U.P. J Nutr Metab Health Sci 2021;4(1):6-12


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