INFORMATION, EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION

 

The Office of the I.E.C. is responsible for Planning and executing various Health Education Programmes in this Union Territory.

 

The Office is printing Health Education Materials from time to time to mark important Health days. Besides, a number of pamphlets, booklets, brochures on various health subjects are published, which are written in simple non-technical language that is easily understood by the layman.

 

This Office also executes artwork in producing Health Educational Aids like charts, Banners, Slides, etc. and organizes Health Education Training programmes for public opinion leaders like Youth, Mahila Mandalas, Anganwadi workers, M.S.S. meetings are arranged all throughout the year in the remote rural areas to educate the members. Film shows and Mini Exhibitions in rural areas are organized regularly throughout the year.

 

The A.I.R. and Doordarshan are also effectively involved in Health Education Programmes.

 

In total All Health Education and Mass Media activities highlighting the plan and Policies of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India are being carried out with the coordination of all involved for publicity.