APAC Forum in Sydney: Let’s talk about communication in health

Professor Suggs will lead a discussion on “Communication in healthcare: On-going lessons from the ICT revolution” at the APAC Forum in Sydney Australia, Sept 12-14. She will be joined by: Jerrill Rechter, CEO of VicHealth, Julie Leasks, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, University of Sydney Prof. Jaime Miranda, Director of CRONICAS Centre of Excellence[…]

Communication is Fundamental to Challenges Faced by Health Leaders

Says report calling for more effective Health Communication. Communicating Complex Health Messages (CCHM) was pinpointed as an area of research by WISH at a timely and crucial crossroads in health care and communication – the rate at which we can access and spread information is increasing, our trust in sources is decreasing, competing views are[…]

Social Marketing & MBA in International Health Management

10 students from the MBA in International Health Management program at Basel now know  Social Marketing. Prof. Suggs is teaching a 6 credit course, with 1 full week of face to face lessons, and online mentorship and activities before and after the f2f sessions on “Social Marketing and Communication”. An amazing group from Switzerland, Nigeria,[…]

Suggs gives talk on Social Marketing to Swiss Canton Program Officers

On 26 September, Prof. Suggs gave invited talk at the 6th Cantonal Intervention Program Officer (KAP) meeting in Bern, held by Health Promotion Switzerland. The focus of the day was healthy body weight. The talk: “Promoting Public Health: The importance of Social Marketing and Communication” was seen and heard by some 80-90 program officers from[…]

Aurora Occa awarded MA

Ms. Aurora Occa successfully defended her master’s thesis entitled “The secret of winning communication tools: effectiveness of videos in relation to other informational materials in the creation of health communication interventions.” She examined the differing effects of narrative and didactic communication about breast cancer on awareness, knowledge, attitudes, and intention of young women. She further[…]