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Use of Health Information by Citizens in Gulbarga City, Karnataka State, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Library and Information Science, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga-585 106

Res. J. Library Sci., Volume 3, Issue (1), Pages 1-10, February,21 (2015)

Abstract

Explores the use made of television, radio, print materials, human, and institutional sources by citizens of Gulbarga City for obtaining health information. Little use and low rating of these sources in getting health information compel the need for targeting more and more information on health physical, mental, social and spiritual - through different channels. Suggests the need for public health awareness combined with educational programs to create awareness and educate the citizens in the use of information sources for making best use of health information.

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