Use of a participatory learning appraisal tool in AIDS awareness programme
Keywords:PLA, Active participation, Awareness programme, Rating and ranking
The Participatory Learning Appraisal (PLA) is an effective tool for engaging audiences in health awareness campaigns, as it can provide insight into the community's existing knowledge and misconceptions, as well as provide opportunities to conduct health activities with active community participation. We celebrated "World AIDS Day" at UHTC (Urban Health Training Centre) with health education using the PLA tool "Rating and Ranking." The use of the PLA tool turned a basic awareness session into an interesting learning process. Positive feedback from this activity motivates the facilitator to conduct health education programmes on various topics by using different innovative tools in an interesting way to enhance the active participation of the audience.
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