Health education materials

  • John Kemm
  • Ann Close


To obtain and use written, audiovisual and other teaching materials effectively to enhance health promotion activities.


Health Promotion Client Group Write Material Audiovisual Material Primary Health Care Team 
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© John Kemm and Ann Close 1995

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  • John Kemm
  • Ann Close

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