Final Thoughts and Reflections

With the summer drawing to a close, I have realized that the data analysis will continue for some time into the semester. The SOMOS team will hopefully help give me some insight into the best way to approach the campaign against dengue in the community as I present more of my findings to them.

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Time to Analyze

After work began back on campus this summer, I began pouring through both the data from my surveys and the responses from the Comité de Salud’s health census that they had given to me while in country.

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Post Trip Reflections

Forgive the late posting of this – it has been sitting in my drafts box waiting for me to hit ‘post’ for the longest time.

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Dengue and Self-Efficacy: Interviews Begin, CDS Meeting Happens

After spending the past few days working in the community the SOMOS summer team has set some lofty goals but I truly believe that the team has risen to the occasion. During our time here, we have ran trouble-shooting interviews (which have provided us with sufficient information as to how to edit the questions so as to be understood by respondents), held a community wide meeting, and held a meeting of the Comité de Salud (Health Committee).

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Self-Efficacy and Dengue Prevention

Well… those few weeks certainly did fly by. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, the time has come to depart for la República Dominicana. Tomorrow, my two wonderful teammates and I fly out for SDQ International Airport. But we have not been sitting around twiddling our thumbs, not in the slightest.

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