This 10-day course focuses on strategic communication planning for behavioural impact in health and social development, based on the COMBI (Communication for Behavioural Impact) used by the World Health Organization and UNICEF in areas ranging from communicable and non-communicable diseases to HIV/AIDS, early childhood development, and perinatal care.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Registration is now open for the Communicating Infectious Diseases Conference, sponsored by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre. The conference, which marks the tenth anniversary of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) pandemic, will take […]
“Communication saves lives and that, really, is what this course is about”, said Thomas Abraham, the director of the JMSC’s Master of Journalism programme. Abraham was describing a health communication training course he taught with […]
Global health programmes aimed at specific diseases fail to meet the broader health needs of the local communities they have been set up to help, according to the Director of the JMSC’s Master of Journalism […]
As the end of the semester approaches, JMSC staff are busy attending conferences and presenting papers. Director of Public Health Media Project and Assistant Professor, Thomas Abraham, has been speaking and publicising the JMSC’s work in […]