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Booktitle:

Health Communication and Health Literacy

Perspectives of Health Practitioners and Adolescents in Malaysia

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2014-08-29 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-659-59253-9

ISBN-10:
3659592536
EAN:
9783659592539
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
After presenting a model looking at the relationship between health communication and health literacy, the nature of this relationship is examined in the context of the HIV/AIDS programme, a peer health education programme for healthy adolescents. The programme is currently delivered in the context of national health promotion strategies largely framed by biomedical and bureaucratic principles within a a multicultural and multiracial population. The programme was delivered in a didactic manner and focused on raising awareness. Adolescents were seen as passive recipients of an expert driven programme. It was, however, perceived by the adolescents as serving a wider social purpose than merely conveying knowledge about HIV/AIDS. Overall, health practitioners were constrained in implementing social health promotion theories and principles and struggled with the cultural complexity of the population and the constraints of local culture with its emphasis on stigma and taboo in relation to talking about sex and sexual in general.
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Ajau Danis
Number of pages:
272
Published on:
2014-08-29
Stock:
Available
Category:
Non-clinical disciplines
Price:
82.90 €
Keywords:
Adolescents, HIV/AIDS, sexual health, Health Communication, HEALTH LITERACY

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