Health education in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya: assessment of future needs
AbstractThe aim of this study was to determine priority health issues, target groups and education media for future health education programmes in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. A questionnaire was addressed to 2 groups: health officials [n = 60] and the general public [n = 300]. In their lists of health issues to focus on, 7 were the same although prioritization differed. Children and youth were considered the most important target groups and the school setting the most appropriate medium for them. Broadcast media were acknowledged as valuable for health education for the general public. We recommend systematic consultation across official and lay groups as a preliminary requisite for health education initiatives
El Fituri, A.A., El Mahaishi, M.S., MacDonald, T.H. & Sherif, F.M. (2006). Health education in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya: assessment of future needs. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117203
EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 12 (Supp.2), S147-S156, 2006
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