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International Journal of Public Health and Clinical Sciences (IJPHCS)
Open Access e-journal ISSN : 2289-7577

IMPACT OF ELECTRONIC MEDIA ON CHILD HEALTH

Vikneswaran S., Dalila R., Ihsani M., Siti Asiah M., Mages S.

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ABSTRACT

Electronic media has significant impact on a child’s health and development. It affects their behaviour, cognitive and social skills, nutritional and physical development. The impact can bring either negative or positive effect. Along with the current technological enhancement it poses a huge risk and health related burden among the children. As such, it warrants for the society in general to be fully aware of its implication and further empower the children to cope with this uncertain circumstances. Therefore, the main objective of this article is to discuss about those impact and its relations with child’s health. 

Keywords: Electronic media, children, health effect

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