The Times of India reports that medical professionals in India are using comic books and other media to educate their patients:

Colourful boxes and narration make the most complex medical topics come alive. In fact, comics on HIV\AIDS, infertility and malaria are already available at some doctors’ clinics and hospitals in the city.

Welcome to the desi world of patient education; it is no longer an alien concept found only in the West. In the city’s clinics and hospitals, doctors and patients themselves are working out innovative ways to disburse health-related information.

Full article here.