Inventive thinking in health promotion

by Medindia Content Team on  January 9, 2006 at 3:55 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
Inventive thinking in health promotion
In an ingenious method developed by China health info would be available on poker cards.

Those playing cards would have information regarding bird flu prevention and control knowledge. These have emerged on market in north China's Shanxi Province.

The contents of the cards would be like knowledge such as what bird flu is, harm of the epidemic, its transmission channel, prevention and control measures. All these are shown in cartoons on the 54 cards of the poker.

The contact information like addresses and telephone numbers of the disease prevention and control organizations across China are also printed on the playing cards. The credit for its development goes to a hospital in Yuncheng City of Shanxi Province.

This comes after a total of 30 outbreaks of bird flu were reported in 11 provinces and autonomous regions in China in 2005.

This is inventive and innovative thinking which would help innumerable people. The playing cards will help popularize the bird flu prevention and control knowledge among the people through entertainment. As entertainment is the best way to learn.


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