Creating HIV/AIDS Awareness through Localized Communication for Health Development in South Africa
HIV/AIDS is a perennial health issue in South Africa; the disease was the major cause of the 200,000 deaths in South Africa in 2013. The menace has increased with the increase in the number of people living with HIV/AIDS in South Africa, despite the rigorous preventive strategies that were adopted in the country. This article explores localism in communication as a tool of health development in...
Published at Journal of Health Management
Published in 2016
Okorie Nelson and Bigala Paul
Okorie Nelson » Nelson Okorie is one of the seasoned lecturers in the Department of Mass Communication, Covenant University. He has his first degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Bsc.), and a second degree in Mass Communication (Msc). Recently,he obtained his Ph.D thesis, which focused on the influence of media awareness campaigns on breast cancer care among women. view full profile
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