Volume No. :   1

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2009

ISSN Print :  0975-4393

ISSN Online :  2349-2988


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A Study of the Impact of Multimedia-CD Programme on Environmental Hygiene, Allergy and Aspergillosis amongst Professional Groups at Belgaum



Address:   Jayashri Pattan1*, BP Kapadnis2, SR Pattan3 and NS Dighe3
1Department of Biotechnology, P V P science college, Loni Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Microbiology, Pune University, Pune, Maharashtra, India
3Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pravara Rural College of Pharmacy, Pravaranagar, (MS) India.
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ABSTRACT:
In the last two decades allergic infections have became more because of modernizations, change of life style and industrializations. It is reported that more than 9 million children under the age of 18 suffer from allergies and asthma. Belgaum is the district where humidity is quite high (20-50%).Mold is the commonest problem in rainy season. Mold spores may cause allergic reactions or asthma attacks in sensitive people. The study was conducted during2006-2008in professional groups at Belgaum district, Karnataka. Professional groups included Computer Operators, Bank Employees and Lab-Technicians from Belgaum. Multimedia package-CD and reading material-Booklet were prepared after extensive references about allergy and Aspergillosis and it’s preventions. Questionnaire was designed to assess the knowledge of respondents. Pretest questionnaire and after exposing the respondents to media post questionnaire were collected and analysed by statistical methods. It was observed that multimedia CD was found to be more efficient (20%-25%) and attractive in disseminating the knowledge regarding the Allergy and Aspergillosis.
KEYWORDS:
Allergy, Allergic Aspergillosis, Mold preventions, HEPA filters
Cite:
Jayashri Pattan, BP Kapadnis, SR Pattan, NS Dighe. A Study of the Impact of Multimedia-CD Programme on Environmental Hygiene, Allergy and Aspergillosis amongst Professional Groups at Belgaum. Research J. Science and Tech. 2009; 1(1): 25-28 .
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