Delivering emoji/icon-based universal health education messages through smartphones

  • Received: 28 April 2019 Accepted: 04 July 2019 Published: 22 July 2019
  • Citation: Sudip Bhattacharya, Amarjeet Singh, Roy Rillera Marzo. Delivering emoji/icon-based universal health education messages through smartphones[J]. AIMS Public Health, 2019, 6(3): 242-247. doi: 10.3934/publichealth.2019.3.242

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    We do acknowledge all present and previous authors (working in the field of health communication), contributors and sources, who helped us directly or indirectly for preparing this manuscript.

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