Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2016)
Health information contents: Its delivery through various agencies
Author(s): Dr. Shobha Patil, Tadasad PG
Abstract: Health awareness is a basic pre-requisite for leading comfortable life. Health is a basic human right and is essential for a social and economic development. Increasingly, health promotion is being recognized as an essential element of health development. This paper discusses the different agencies involved in disseminating health information to the people. This paper deals with the features of the health information sources. The sources highlighted include mass media like radio, television, newspaper, periodicals, human sources, institutional sources, internet and other sources of information and their usefulness in disseminating health information as a supporting agency are discussed.