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15 Terms to Know in Health Communication

The need for effective health communication is growing. Today, both public and private institutions are using the internet and other technologies to speed the delivery of health information. However, for people with limited reading or technical skills, this can pose a challenge. That’s why it’s so important for public health professionals to become well versed in the creation and delivery of consumer health communications

Guide to Careers in Health Care Consulting

During the past five years, the demand for health care consultants has increased because of the growing complexities in health care and the need for specialty services to address them. To help you determine whether this path is right for you, MHA@GW has created the Guide to Careers in Health Care Consulting.

Hazard Zone: The Impact of Climate Change on Occupational Health

Global climate change has the potential to affect human health in two significant ways: by changing the severity and frequency of health issues already affected by climate factors, and by creating unprecedented health threats in places where they have not previously occurred.

Public Health Terms in Perspective

When the Zika virus started to dominate headlines in 2015, the terminology used to explain its potential risk varied widely. Some outlets referred to the virus as a pandemic, whereas others described it as an epidemic. 

APHA 2016: Improving Urban Health Through Green Spaces

For many people, the relationship between health equity and green spaces isn’t immediately apparent. A recent APHA 2016 session, however, explored some of the most convincing arguments for green development as means of improving health.

 

Public Health Campaigns That Change Minds

How do you motivate an individual to quit smoking? Persuade a community to vaccinate their children? Incentivize a whole nation to eat better? These types of questions are at the heart of every health communication campaign.