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When compared to more digitized western countries, Italy seems to have suffered a delay of ten years, in both the use of ICTs by the elderly and the study of the relation between elderly people, ICTs and ageing. Considering this time lapse, it is now urgent that we question the factors [...]

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The present paper seeks to ponder the linking between means and practical of communication in relation to the diffusion of topics on youngters´public health, based on results obtained thanks to a project of international investigation –by initiative of th

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One of the challenges of the present century is to achieve adolescents and young adults’ complete development taking as a basis healthy behaviours and a culture of selfcare. On this basis in Toluca, a town in the State of Mexico, an interdisciplinary group has started an action [...]

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The significant shortcomings detected in the nutrition of students in the district of Huánuco (Peru), together with the television advertising observed for products of dubious nutritional value, led us to design and conduct a research project intended to analyse the relationship [...]

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To test when intentional decisions enhance retention in health-promotion interventions, we analyzed the rate of return of 278 clients of HIV-prevention counseling at a state health department in Florida. Specifically, the role of intentions as a facilitator of returns was analyzed [...]

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Management of patient records in a hospital is of major importance, for its impact both on the quality of care and on the associated costs. Since this process is circular, the prevention of the building up of bottlenecks is especially important. Thus, the objective of this paper was [...]

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This paper examines the most significant contributions in health communication on adolescents and young people developed inside the positivist and interpretativist com-municative currents. Analyzing the results obtained by both models, a new investigati-ve approach is required, which [...]

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This paper analyzes communication for health in Africa through some fields experiences. These education compaigns show that the communication approaches are little participative. They don’t take into account the socio–cultural reality of local communities and then face various [...]

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This paper reviews the current state of the impact of entertainment-education contributions for AIDS prevention. Traditional information campaigns are being replaced by interventions based on narrative formats which merge entertainment with an educational content. The success of such [...]