Monday, May 23, 2011

Health communication tools

As I was preparing for tomorrow's Parenting Social Norms Workgroup meeting, I came across the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) webpage: Gateway to Health Communication & Social Marketing Practice.  As I browsed through the site, it struck me that many community organizations could use the information and tools provided through it to better communicate about health-related topics. 

Some of the tools I found especially helpful are:

-- Audience Insights, papers that provide analysis of certain populations to plan for effective communication strategies.  Audience Insights include reaching tweens and reaching teens

-- a Social Media Toolkit

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