The need for
this study was to reveal that, no doubt health is the most essential
ingredients of life. However, life remains worthless without good health that
actually sustains human existence. Health as primary and rudimental to life the
role of media to the management of environmental health will not be over
emphasized in Nigeria if not the world at large. The role of media to
environmental health management is the bedrock of life, since no doctor who is
seen as the physical God and in the best position to make life more fulfilling
cannot do without it. To that effect, environmental health management experts
should solely relly on the help of media which enables them perform a high
standard of health management for humanity. It is very basic and paramount that
one cannot really do without that while hoping what God can do for him or her.
Background of the
Statement of the
Objectives of the
Significance of the
Scope of the study
Limitations of the
Sources of Literature
Review of Relevant
Literature Point of Discussions
Summary of Literature
3.1 Research Method
3.2 Research Design
3.3 Area of Study
3.4 Research Population
3.5 Sample Technique
3.6 Instrument of Data Collection
3.7 Data Collection
3.8 Method of Data Analysis
3.9 Expected Results
Analysis of Data
Analysis of Data from
the responses of the respondents
Discussion of Results
Summary of Findings
Health is the most ingredients of life,
deny man of that, he re impotent in life people do not value their life or
state of health until they have experience of one form of sickness.
However, as it is being said that health
its wealth, issues of how overwhelmed our daily comment since revolution of
According to records sickness of various
kinds has and angering the life of various citizen of Nigeria before, during
and after the colonial masters.
On the other hand the management of
environment health in Nigeria at its least foundational stage, has carryout
various programmes of heaths issues in Nigeria through the effort of the media.
Nevertheless, communication came and
persisted in its function to entrance philosophers and seventieths quest to
standardize the health welfare of people. Communication make the people changes
in their health environment. Health issues has embraced a new and prosperous
era in the society.
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the legerity of plants early philosophers get worried on the quick passing away
of animal. At a time the referred death as a “cheat on nature that come
whenever it nil”.
However, since emerged in enthusiasm to
discover and subdue human problem it is true that science is a discipline that
is anchored in the pursuit of wisdom and knowledge in the ability to question
the nature of being and critical investigation of cause and effect.
Between 1500 – 1500, there was radical
scientific revolution. The wish and determination to discover science by man
rise as a result of conflict noticed between different belief and attempt. By
man to achieve an improved environment status. Economic necessity and the need
to wise out ignorance improved health condition and the craze for knowledge
propelled the growth of science though historic perspective.
Besides, in 1960’s and 70’s Nigeria due
to the ignorance on health issues the
management of environmental health were tortured by the people transmitted
Gonorrhea, during the period over 20,000
citizen especially the children between one to ten years cost their livers it
in because people in the rural areas dwell more on roots and herbs, with little
or no precaution. These threaten the health of the nation and then pushed the
country for campaign and may be relieve on these predicaments.
Furthermore the management of
environment on health has warn against sexual transmitted disease like acquire
immune efficiency syndrome (AIDS) the disease is recently recognized throughout
the world. Consequently benefit of immunization programme cannot be over
emphasized at present, children, youth and even people of all ages are receive
from contaminated disease media has carryout many health campaign activities in
order to prevent or minimize health’s problem in Nigeria.
1.2 Statement of Research Problem
Media in a good medium of information
distribution there are lots of things occurring around us in our local areas in
our country and the world at large. People of different calibers because of aware
of the important events when they time their television or radio to hear the
news, through the media, the management of environment on health issue in Nigeria has make life more happy even when
you are confuse matters of environment around you, you can infirm the
management through the media.
The media is a medium of education and
it helps in the integration of environment health in Nigeria.
There are enough of the primary roles
which media is suppose to perform on the management of environmental health in
the society but over the years it has been faced the problem that have hinder
performing up to the required expectation of the society.
In the source of research, the
researcher was able to find out what some of these problem are:
Firstly, poor equipment, like tippers
that can be carrying the waste product, unprepared permanent environment to
keep dirty materials that are unuseful.
Secondly, inadequate management of
Thirdly, lack of involvement of members
of management of environmental health in Nigeria.
The problem of the researcher can be
solved when the government and non government organization in our society join
hard together to support the management of environmental health in Nigeria.
The problem of the researcher can be solved when the government and non
government organization in our society join hard together to support the
management of environmental health in Nigeria.
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The objective of the study is to
estimate the extent of the role of media on the management of environmental
health issues in Nigeria.
Also it is to analyze their performance,
in effective, in other words the most likely way they have improved speedy:
efficient, effective, and qualitative methods of health awareness.
It also includes to ascertain the
relationship between health institution and the media house as it concerns
health issues to the public.
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The relevance of this study is to
strengthen the strategic thinking and programmes of development to express how
the Nigeria along side various health issues system health programmes are being
designed, implemented and monitored. These will equally embrace the strategies
at health information.
It is hoped that this study will give an
insight into the effectiveness of the mass media and other channels of
communication as to whether information sent through the mass media” can make a
different in promoting change” as it concerns health. Another reason for this
is to evaluate the effectiveness of public campaign through the media, for
instance, immunization campaign, its need and how strategies to the members of
We are most desired to satisfy
hypothetical and imaginary question concerning the issues of media and
management of environment health in Nigeria. This is to guide our research
principles so as to come up with a dependable conclusion. The following will
satisfied in our work.
health necessary in human life?
disease really a genuine threat to people?
health as any way affect the nations economy?
there any need to fight sickness to stop?
the media be partner or collaborators with government hand health ministry in
saving our nation from grips of diseases?
there any need to asses media on disease control?
committed is media on health messages?
media health campaign have powerful effect on citizens
all health campaign carried out by the media paid for as advert?
Do all media
participate in health campaign?
To what extent has
media help in health awareness?
H1: Members of the society have the time to get
media campaigns on health awareness.
H0: Members of the society do not have the time
to get media campaigns on health awareness.
H2: The society are influence by the media
campaign on health issues.
H0: The society is not influence by the media
campaign on health issues.
H3: Parents restraints their children against
sexual transmitted disease because if media campaign.
H0: Parent do no
restraints their children against sexual transmitted disease because if
H4: Nursing mother have improved in their
response to immunization programmes.
Nursing mother do not improve in their response to immunization programmes.
1.7 Theatrical Framework
diffusion theory – recent effort have focused on the method of narrowing the
knowledge gap has failed in real life situation especially in the third world
country to explain or predict the nation of adoption of new predictive and
explanatory value because of variety of result derived from knowledge gap
studies the best from knowledge gap studies the best the model can do is to
show the greatest obstacle in usually not charging the audience cognitive
structure but getting them to accept the new methods and behave accordingly
information requires the use of the media for their dissemination to anonymous
Information through the media can reach
a wide and nitrogenous audience simultaneously and the rate of information
diffusion of the media is influenced by the nature of the issues in question.
One of the henries of mass communication
that deals with the flow of information from a source to the receiver
(audience) is diffusion theory. Diffusion in mass communication .l is concerned
with the spread of an information from region of mistake.
concentration to the rest of the population. The concept diffusion theory
information at has been defined by Agbola, Tunde, 2007 as the process by which
information from media media spread through a given population. Media scholars
have long shaded this theory and social influence researcher’s frequently ate
diffusion studies in support for them view.
According to Agbola, Tunde and Adegoke,
S.A. (2007: 23) knowledge of ones environment is diffused at the interpersonal
level by infirmed person in the society at the institutional level by the
media, that socialization of new members is done by siblings, parents teachers,
and other professional at interpersonal level, and by the school system
educational media and the publishing houses at the institutional level.
Nigerians especially people in the village are presumed to seek information
because of the communication which it serves from them. Preliminary analysis of
data set, showed an audience of greater information seeking when the topic
discussed were of personal relevance and audience are like to talk to other for
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The original intention of the researcher
was to highlight the role of media on the management of environmental health
issues in Nigeria but the researcher encountered lot of limiting factors in the
course of the researcher.
factor: Time factor prohibited the researcher from a very indepth research and
others are shocking academic atrocities or assignments and domestic engagement
to be attended to.
availability of research materials: limited material, unwilling respondents
limited financial backing and most importantly the means of traveling to
productive areas for this work was inevitably scarce.
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This work is expected to evaluate the
health issues in Nigeria by the media, but we would not in all expectation
claim herded percent (100%) success, due to problems that cropped during our
research. However, the study as to a reasonable extent effected by
unavailability of human resources, in credible return of our share
questionnaire which jeopardize our exploration on some necessary aspect of the
1.10 Definition of Terms (Conceptual and
For clarity of purpose comprehension,
the main concept uses in this study were operationally and conceptually
The Role: The impact of
electronic medium use in promoting social advancement an development in the society.
Management: A group of
personality that are incharge of an organization.
Environmental: is place where
people, plants and animal live.
The Role: Function
Media: Apparatus for
receiving or transmitting signals (from the source to the receiver).
Management: The act of dealing with people or situation
in a successful way.
Environmental: Connected with the condition that affect the
behavior and redevelopment of something.
Health: The condition
of persons body or mind.
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