DRAMA AS A TOOL FOR PROMOTING EBOLA VIRUS AWARENESS

 Abstract

The research examined the contributions of drama programme to the prevention of ebola disease in Nigeria. One of the means used to contained ebola spread in Nigeria is through dramatic communication. Survey research method was adopted in which 100 copies of questionnaires were administered and 90 were returned. Respondents were drawn using probability technique. Also, the data were analysed and interpreted using table, frequency and percentage method. Respondents submitted that drama progrmammes on radio, television and in a normal movies helped to curb ebola spread in Nigeria and Lagos state in particular where the disease first break out. It was recommend that Script writers should always have at the back of their minds that Nigeria national development should be foremost on their minds when they are writing any script while health drama should be structured in such as way that will be easy to understand and achieve its set objectives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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