Media For Health: Planning, Programmes and Practice

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  • Author :Binod C. Agrawal
  • Year of Publication :2009
  • ISBN: :9788180696107
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 198
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Sociology

About the Book :

This compendium of eleven papers attempts to examine the role of media in publicizing health information and educating the masses on various health issues. Analyzing various aspects of public health and health communication, the contributors deliberate on HIV/AIDS related issues, various health services run by the government, population stabilization, corporal punishment, and tribal health, beliefs and behavioural patterns. The role of magico-religious healers in community health has also been studied.

About Author :

Binod C. Agrawal (Ph. D, Wisconsin) works at Developments and Educational Communication Unit, Space Applications Centre, ISRO, Ahmedabad; has taught at lowa State University and the Indian Agricultural Research institute, Delhi, besides having bee Executive Secretary of the Xth International congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences. His publications include "Cultural Contours of Religion and Economics in he Hindu Universe" (1980), Television comes to Village: An Evaluation of SITE (1980), "SITE Social Evaluation: Results, Experiments and Implications" (1981) and "Yanadi Response to Change: An Attempt in Action Anthropology" (1985). He is international editorial consultant of Encyclopeadia of Communication and Media Development.