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Recommended Textbook

Lawson, Karen. The Trainer's Handbook (Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer) 0-7879-3991-9. Order from, or Matthews Johns Hopkins Medical Book Center (type in 221-606-81 as course number; alternatively, visit the book center at 1830 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA; phone: 410.955.3931 and 800.266.5725; fax: 410.955.0576).

Recommended Articles

Ande O, Oladepo O, and Brieger WR (2004) Comparison of Knowledge on Diarrhoeal Disease Management Between Two Types of Community Based Distributors in Oyo State, Nigeria. Health Education Research, 19 (1): 110-113.

Brieger WR. Inservice training methods in health education. Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 1979; 82: 145 149.

Brieger WR, Akpovi SU. A health education approach to training village health workers. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 1982 83; 3: 145 152.

Brieger WR. Wasimi Village: a simulation of the community needs assessment process. Hygie (International Journal of Health Education) 1983; 2: 15 18.

Brookfield S. Adult Learning: An Overview. In A. Tuinjman (ed.). International Encycolpedia of Education. Oxford, Pergamon Press.

Ewoigbokhan SE and Brieger WR. Village health worker attrition and function levels in the Ile-Ife area of Nigeria. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 1993-94; 14(4): 323-336.

Lieb S. Principles of Adult Learning. VISION. Fall 1991.

Onuoha PC and Brieger WR. Continuing education experiences of District level health staff in Nigeria. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 1992-93: 13 (4): 389-403.

Oshiname FO and Brieger WR. Developing primary care training for patent medicine vendors in rural Nigeria. Social Science and Medicine 1992, 35: 1477-1484.

Oyadoke AA, Salami KK, Brieger WR. Planning Health Education: Internet and Computer Resources in Southwestern Nigeria. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 2000-01; 20(4): 307-321.

Ryan JM, John GC, Brieger WR. Five-year knowledge retention by volunteer primary health workers in western Nigeria. International Quarterly of Community Health Education 1990-91; 11: 123-133.