COMIC BOOKS AN UNTAPPED MEDIUM FOR HEALTH PROMOTION
- Aplicabilidade prÃ¡tica do empowerment nas estratÃ©gias de promoÃ§Ã£o da saÃºde. de Souza, Janaina Medeiros; Tholl, Adriana Dutra; Córdova, Fernanda Peixoto; Buss Heidemann, Ivonete Teresinha Schülter; Boehs, Astrid Eggert; Nitschke, Rosane Gonçalves // Revista CiÃªncia & SaÃºde Coletiva;jul2014, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p2265
The scope of this study is to identify what empowerment strategies were addressed for the promotion of health in health research, characterizing them from a socio-critical and poststructuralist standpoint. It involved an Integrative Review conducted in May 2011 of the Medline, Lilacs and SciELO...
- OUTLOOK 2006: Sustainability & innovation are key themes. // Indian Textile Journal;Dec2006, Vol. 117 Issue 3, p65
The article highlights the OUTLOOK 2006 conference held in Sitges, Spain from September 20 to 22. The event sponsored by hygiene products training courses provider EDANA, focused on various aspects of corporate sustainability, industry economics, innovation, emerging markets, retail trends and...
- Communicating With Pictures: Perceptions of Cardiovascular Health Among Asian Immigrants. Fitzpatrick, Annette L.; Steinman, Lesley E.; Tu, Shin-Ping; Ly, Kiet A.; Ton, Thanh G. N.; Yip, Mei-Po; Sin, Mo-Kyung // American Journal of Public Health;Dec2009, Vol. 99 Issue 12, p2147
The article discusses the use of pictures to convey health promotion information to Asian immigrants in the U.S. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. and it disproportionately affects minorities and immigrants. The authors describe a study using...
- LUCHAR: Using Computer Technology to Battle Heart Disease Among Latinos. Leeman-Castillo, Bonnie; Beaty, Brenda; Raghunath, Silvia; Steiner, John; Bull, Sheana // American Journal of Public Health;Feb2010, Vol. 100 Issue 2, p272
Many promising technology-based programs designed to promote healthy behaviors such as physical activity and healthy eating have not been adapted for use with diverse communities, including Latino communities. We designed a community-based health kiosk program for English-and Spanish-speaking...
- The tales you could tell. Jones, Colin // Nursing Standard;1/25/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p64
Colin Jones finds that stories can be valuable teaching tools for students and newly qualified nurses.
- Turkey teaching kit. // Instructor-Primary;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 106 Issue 4, p6
Introduces the `Turkey Time,' a teaching kit from the Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council. Features of the kit.
- Comics auf Bananen fÃ¼r die Gesundheit. Rück, Daniela // Lebensmittel Zeitung;5/10/2013, Issue 19, p0052
The article discusses a health foods awareness campaign directed at children, which was conducted at schools in countries such as Spain, Russia, and the United States and involved comic strips etched onto banana peels.
- Heroes in the Classroom: Comic Books in Art Education. Bekowitz, Jay; Packer, Todd // Art Education;Nov2001, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p12
Presents some background, guidelines and a lesson plan for the use of comics and cartoons in children's art classes. Advantages of using comic books as teaching materials; Overview of the history of comics; How to choose the cartoons to be used in class.
- HOW SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY CAN HELP PLAN, RUN AND EVALUATE HEALTH PROMOTION. Cairns, Lyndal // HIV Australia;Jun2012, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p9
The article discusses the role of strategic approach in achieving effective health promotion through social media channels. It details the utilization of social media at Healthy Communities in Queensland to achieve the goal of HIV prevention. It says that the increased interest in health...