The relationship between health information seeking and community participation: the roles of health information orientation and efficacy.

@article{Basu2008TheRB,
  title={The relationship between health information seeking and community participation: the roles of health information orientation and efficacy.},
  author={Ambar Basu and Mohan Jyoti Dutta},
  journal={Health communication},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          70-9
        }
}
Health communication scholarship has built on the health-promoting role of the community in exploring participatory communication techniques in community-based health promotion efforts. Community participation inculcates responsibility, strengthens community bonds, and provides a platform for diffusing health interventions. This power of a community to embody responsible action and promote participation in preventive behavior is examined in recent research on social capital. Exploring the link… CONTINUE READING
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