Participatory and non-participatory modes of nutrition communication in a developing country : a case study of Nepal

Khadka, Netra Bahadur (1997) Participatory and non-participatory modes of nutrition communication in a developing country : a case study of Nepal. PhD thesis, Victoria University of Technology.

Abstract

The main objective of this study, a case study of nutrition communication practices in Nepal, was to investigate the role of people's participation in nutrition projects, and the most appropriate modes of nutrition communication in the context of a developing country. Field surveys, focus group discussions and interviews with various key persons involved in nutrition development, at the national and village level in Nepal, were the main field methods used in this study. Quantitative and qualitative analyses were undertaken to enable the author to make an assessment of various approaches to nutrition communication in Nepal.

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Thesis lists 2 departments: Department of Communication, Language and Cultural Studies and Department of Social Inquiry and Community Studies

Item type Thesis (PhD thesis)
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15344
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1117 Public Health and Health Services
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Social Sciences and Psychology
Current > FOR Classification > 1111 Nutrition and Dietetics
Keywords Health promotion, Nepal, nutrition, nutrition development, developing countries, nutrition projects, information dissemination, communication
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