The Handbook of Global Health Communication

The Handbook of Global Health Communication

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International in scope, The Handbook of Global Health Communication offers a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of the role of communication processes in global public health, development and social change Brings together 32 contributions from well-respected scholars and practitioners in the field, addressing a wide range of communication approaches in current global health programs Offers an integrated view that links communication to the strengthening of health services, the involvement of affected communities in shaping health policies and improving care, and the empowerment of citizens in making decisions about health Adopts a broad understanding of communication that goes beyond conventional divisions between informational and participatory approachesWhile RRA, as described by Chambers, is a€œextractivea€ and designed to elicit information for the benefit of outsiders, ... and observation), mapping, diagramming (seasonal calendars, flow and causal diagrams, bar charts, Venn diagrams, etc.)anbsp;...

Title:The Handbook of Global Health Communication
Author:Rafael Obregon, Silvio Waisbord
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2012-03-12


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