ISBN 9780706997453,Health Education: A New Approach

Health Education: A New Approach



Vikas Publishing House

Publication Year 1976

ISBN 9780706997453

ISBN-10 070699745X


Number of Pages 296 Pages
Language (English)


Comprehensive health care is needed in every society to preserve and promote health and to prevent illness. Thus, the study of Health Education is highly relevant to all countries, especially the developing ones.
The book takes into account the psychosocial factors of individual, groups and community, group process and dynamics while studying the subject. It also deals with the principles and methods of Health Education of which communication and community participation are essential components. In the process, it teaches every individual how to maintain positive health, and when, how and where to seek remedial action when afflicted with illness.
The book will prove handy to the students of medical and paramedical courses and also the general readers, thus helping WHO and UNICEF, in the long run, to achieve "Health for Ally by 2000 A.D."