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Sensitizing Panchayats on Health Issues through Television: Experiences of A Pilot Project

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  • T V Sekher

    (Institute for social and Economic Change)

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    A pilot project was undertaken in six districts of Karnataka by ISEC to train and sensitize the Gram Panchayat members on various health issues, using television as a medium. With the help of Voluntary Organizations, Panchayat members were brought to television sets in their villages for group viewing and discussions. The post-project evaluation indicates that this training methodology was acceptable and effective, resulting in a significant increase in the health awareness of members and their readiness to undertake health promotion activities.

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    Paper provided by Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore in its series Working Papers with number 133.

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    Length: 22 pages
    Date of creation: 2003
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    Handle: RePEc:sch:wpaper:133

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