11 November 2014

JMSC gets WHO grant to study cultural effect on risk communication

The JMSC has been awarded a one-year World Health Organisation (WHO) research grant to investigate whether cultural differences in Asia can impact the effectiveness of global health risk communication plans.
3 July 2013

Improved Response to Disease Outbreaks Could Fail Without Proper Communication, Health Experts Warn

Improved responses to public health emergencies could be futile unless better ways are found to communicate with the communities most at risk, infectious disease experts have warned. According to Dr. Paul Gully and Professor Malik Peiris, it is […]
27 June 2013

JMSC Launching Pioneering Online Disease Communication Course

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre will test a pilot version of a new online training course, “Behavioral Change Communication During Outbreak Response,” on Friday, June 28. The course, which will be the culmination of […]
26 June 2013

Communicating Infectious Diseases Conference Kicks off at Hong Kong University

A two-and-a-half-day conference sponsored by the JMSC kicked off Wednesday at Hong Kong University to mark the tenth anniversary of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) pandemic. Global health professionals, communications experts and medical doctors […]
16 August 2012

Public Health Communication Programme

The mission of this programme is to be the premier centre for research and training in risk communication and health journalism in Asia. We have conducted studies funded by the European Commission on risk communication […]