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Health Information Flyer
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HEALTH INFORMATION INTRODUCTION An explanation of issue and why it was selected Children below the age of five (5) are often prone and at risk to several diseases, most of which end up becoming fetal for them. The reason for this situation is that there the immune systems of such children are not as developed as those of adults and so cannot resist the battling of most disease causing agents as much as an adult can (Haye, 2012)…
Once a child gets flu, symptoms including sneezing, coughing and fever are experienced. These symptoms may remain from few days to weeks and may even lead to pneumonia or hospitalization (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, n.d.a). The selection of flu in children was actually motivated by a number of factors, common among which has to do with the health risks and threats associated with flu in children. In a recent research, it was reported that “one in six children under age 5 who went to an emergency department or clinic with fever and respiratory symptoms during the peak flu seasons had the flu" (Poehling, 2013). What this means is that flu continues to threaten children under the age of 5 and continues to be a very current situation since this research is less than one year. The selection of the issue was therefore motivated by the need to find an immediate intervention to a pressing and prevalent situation that confronts people within an identified setting. Audience being addressed The audience for the present health literacy campaign is adult population, especially parents. ...
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