Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 23rd, 2000
Lay educators visited more than 11,000 homes in Auckland, New Zealand, to raise awareness of a contagious form of bacterial meningitis known as meningococcal disease - an infection of the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord.
"Feedback from individuals, families, and groups contacted through the awareness program was overwhelmingly positive about the house-to-house visiting by lay educators, small group sessions, the resources used, and the key messages," said study author Chris Bullen, a...
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