Public health experts recognize health communication as vital to public health programs. It enhances the program’s ability to promote and improve the health of individuals, communities, and policy. This is why since 2013, the American Public Health Association (APHA) has recognized the need to offer social media training to their annual conference attendees, and JSI […]
Below, five of our social media experts share their tips for improving your social media activities, from digital storytelling to creating SMART objectives, there are many ways to shake up your social media work and make your voice heard.
In 2020, we are flooded with messages fighting for our attention, time, and money. Public health campaigns have to compete with the up to 5,000 advertisements and messages that individuals receive every day. How can we, as health communicators, cut through the noise to reach our audiences with important information about health topics? When you […]
In partnership with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program, JSI developed Save Your Breath, a vaping prevention campaign aimed at youth ages 13-18 in New Hampshire. Despite growing evidence that vaping harms physical and mental health in the short- and long-term, especially among youth, vaping rates continue […]
Our Health Communication team has transitioned to a new way of working. Instead of meeting each day in our office, we have been fortunate to continue our work remotely, coming together over Zoom, Slack, and chat. Our commutes are shorter, but we’re managing additional (simultaneous) responsibilities, like homeschooling and caregiving. As we’ve changed how we […]