DISSEMINATION OF KNOWLEDGE ON NUTRITION, OBESITY AND DIABETES USING SOCIAL / MASS MEDIA
Author(s):
SUJITHA. S, CHITHRA. R
Keywords:
Diabetes, Social media, Mass media, Nutrition,Obesity
Abstract
Social media are commonly used by the public for understanding / exchanging health related information. Objective:To disseminate the knowledge on nutrition, obesity and diabetes using social / mass media for prophylaxis and control of diabetes mellitus. Materials & Methods: Education material on Nutrition, Obesity and Diabetes was prepared with suitable illustrations in both English and vernacular language (Tamil) using PowerPoint slides. Audio was recorded separately in both the languages and merged with the appropriate slides.The prepared material was uploaded in the YouTube. The dissemination was carried out through “WhatsApp” and “Facebook”. An article on ‘Diabetes and its Management’ was prepared in vernacular language (Tamil) and published in Kalaikathir (A vernacular science monthly magazine). Results: The information conveyed through the above media was well received. The feedbacks on viewing the session through WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube were good. The publication in vernacular language in the Science magazine “Kalaikathir” was also well appreciated by the readers.
Article Details
Unique Paper ID: 150061

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2

Page(s): 249 - 251
Article Preview & Download


Share This Article

Go To Issue



Call For Paper

Volume 7 Issue 3

Last Date 25 August 2020

About Us

IJIRT.org enables door in research by providing high quality research articles in open access market.

Send us any query related to your research on editor@ijirt.org

Social Media

Google Verified Reviews

Contact Details

Telephone:6351679790
Email: editor@ijirt.org
Website: ijirt.org

Policies