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Objective: Identify training needs on health communication and education about diabetes among village health workers in Vu Thu district, Thai Binh province in 2020.
Subjects: Village Health Worker and Head of Commune Health Station in the communes of Vu Thu district, Thai Binh province.
Method: the epidemiological method described through the cross-sectional investigation, combine quantitative research and qualitative research.
Results: 70.2% of village health workers had participated in training courses on communication skills - health education; The highest proportion of respondents saying that the training period was enough (76.8%), 95.6% of the respondents think that the content of each training course was appropriate for them, and 62.3% evaluated organizational form of the training class to attract students; 50.4% of
village health workers needed to be trained in health communication skills, 49.5% of village health workers needed to be trained in health counseling skills, 26.2% hoped to train communication skills
through loudspeakers, radio; The most difficulty of village health workers when participating in training / training was due to a matter of time (41.1%).
Village Health Worker, diabetes, health communication and education; training needs