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Internet for Health Information. Edition No. 1
- ID: 1899712
- August 2010
- 100 Pages
- VDM Publishing House
Nowadays, Internet-based sources are gaining an encouraging recognition as a powerful and efficient method to deliver health related intervention information. The technology is also believed as a modern intervention method in creating awareness and fostering education for the society in diverse aspects. WWW (World Wide Web), E-mail, Instant Messaging and mobile internet are some of the services that are highly utilized out of this technology. Addis Ababa University, which is the pioneer academic institution in Ethiopia, runs different undergraduate and graduate programmes. Inline with the telecommunication expansion of the country, the university is also expanding its internet connection bandwidth from time to time. Most of the students especially in the undergraduate programme are youngsters between the age of 18 to 24 on average. And this age group is highly interested in sexual health information matters. This book tries to explore the level of interest, access and utilization of internet-based technologies for sexual and HIV/AIDS related information among undergraduate students of Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia.
Lecturer at Addis Ababa University, School of Journalism and Communication. He has graduated his M.SC degree in Health Informatics and B.SC degree in Information Systems from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. He has been serving the university as teaching and technical assistant. Moreover, he worked in different Non-governmental organizations.