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International Health Communications

COVID-19 Research Area(s): Culture, Epidemiology & Public Health, Politics, Governance & Law, Social Impacts

This project explores the international history of health communications to understand our contemporary communications policies. It also compares how different countries and provinces are currently communicating around coronavirus to distill best practices.

The project explores communications as a medical intervention. Good communications can increase compliance with social distancing and other public health guidelines. Even small increases in compliance can save many lives.

Collaboration opportunities:
Experts in health law and policy, particularly for South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Scandinavia. Faculty of Medicine experts on epidemics interested in integrating communications.
Post date: 
Apr 8, 2020