Internet as an Effective Source of Health Information and Intervention in Several Countries: A Systematic Review


Internet now becomes people‘s need for finding health information. This systematic review was to find out the effectiveness of the internet as a source of health information and health intervention in several countries. In developed countries, all research showed that most of the internet users tend to search health information from reliable sources and official websites. No significant result shown in improving health behavior. This systematic review found that the health workers can exploit the internet facility to approach and promote community health status.

Keywords: Internet intervention; health seeking behavior

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