Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination rates among school-age children in the United States have fallen. Misinformation and disinformation about vaccines—particularly COVID-19—may be fueling this continued decline. Effective health communication helps instill confidence in the safety and efficacy of routine childhood vaccines and reduces hesitancy among parents and caregivers. A new blog discusses how JSI’s Health Communication team, in partnership with Circlepoint, designed and implemented a behavior change campaign in response to declining vaccination rates among children in California’s Bay Area.
JSI will host Social Media Lab for the 10th year in a row at the annual conference of the American Public Health Association in Boston, MA, on November 7-9, 2022.
Three of JSI’s U.S. health communication projects have been named to Ragan’s PR Daily Awards finalists list. Ragan’s awards recognize the communication industry’s best campaigns, events, initiatives, and publications. Winners will be announced at a ceremony on November 2 in New York City. The JSI finalists: Rhode Rules for Rhode Island | Public Service Campaign […]
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.