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Table 1 Target populations and approach used in reaching target population

From: Community engagement in biomedical research in an African setting: the Kintampo Health Research Centre experience

Target population Approach Number conducted Target population reached
Male and female adolescents FGD 6 48
Women with children under 5 years FGD 6 32
Men whose children have or have not been involved in any study conducted by KHRC FGD 6 37
Women 45 years+ FGD 6 43
Traditional leaders IDI 2 2
Assembly men and women and government appointees. IDI 12 12
Head of district commission for human rights and administrative justice. IDI 1 1
District Information officer. IDI 1 1
Church leaders IDI 2 2
Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU ) Official IDI 1 1
Health professionals IDI 3 3
Traditional healer IDI 1 1
Director of Agriculture IDI 1 1
Unit committee members. IDI 1 1
Chemical drug sellers IDI 2 2
Ghana Police personnel IDI 2 2
Community members Radio discussions 7 ~52,000
Community members Community durbars 33 ~86,700
Assembly members, the media, health professionals and other government organizations Workshops 5 145