Perceptions Regarding Healthy and Unhealthy Families: Formative Research Findings, Malawi

Source
SSDI-Communication

This qualitative study was conducted to gain insight into Malawian men’ and women’s perceptions of “health,” what factors enable and support positive health practices and what factors are considered barriers to good health practices and good health outcomes. Respondents were also asked about the role of malaria as a threat to health, their perceptions regarding health care facilities and their preferences regarding sources of information.

The aim of the research was to inform the design and implementation of SSDI-Communication's SBCC activities. It was used in tandem with quantitative research activities.