Walk for health any time any where        Exercise daily for 45 minutes        Health is not automatic… work for it        Say no to excessive sugar, salt and fried food        Know your disease… .know your rights Manage stress before stress manages you        Follow doctors’ advice


Media & Editorial Division

Media & Editorial Division

The Media Division of the Bureau is mainly responsible for producing health education and publicity material for carrying out health education programmes in the country on scientific lines by disseminating the latest and correct information to the people about health and prevention of diseases and thereby creating awareness among the people and motivation them for desired changes in health behaviour.



On the average 15 exhibitions are organised every year on different areas of Health and Family Welfare to educate the people on different aspects of health. Assistance is given to different official/non-official organizations in planning; production and use of exhibition media in health education programmes. Besides organising exhibitions, exhibition material is also loaned to the organizations working in the field of health education. The Bureau participates in the national/international fairs to publicise the programmes and achievement on behalf of the Ministry. In 1983, the Bureau worked jointly with the Department of Family Welfare for arranging a pavilion in the International Trade Fair.

Photo Services


Photographic coverage is done for the support of health programmes of the Directorate General of Health Services, and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. These photographs are used in the health publicity/educational material.

Functions and Duties of Division

  1. To produce prototype health education materials on all health Issues.
  2. To provided media services to the different divisions of the bureau.
  3. To provide media services to the all National Health Programmes and Technical Divisions of the Directorate General of Health Services.
  4. To prepare scripts for All India Radio and Doordarsan Kendras on Health Issues of Public Health Interest.
  5. To coordinate with various ministries and deptt., non governmental and private agencies.
  6. To facilitate and promote production and dissemination of need based health educational materials in print electronic and folk media.
  7. To provide Resource and to participate in capacity building programmes on different types of media for health communication.