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Health Communication Basics

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What do we mean by health communication, social marketing, and health marketing? How do you find the tools you need to develop a communication plan or social marketing campaign? Most importantly, how do you know if it worked? If you are new to the field, Health Communication Basics can help you design and evaluate your campaigns and communication projects to achieve the maximum success.

What is it?
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What do we mean by health communication, social marketing, and health marketing? Find out the similarities and differences to better understand how to achieve your goals.

How to do it?
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Need step-by-step help planning your work or selecting the right tools? Discover broad strategies and specific tactics for quality health communication or social marketing.

How do I know it works?
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A key element to your health communication or social marketing campaign or program is measuring your progress and success at every step along the way.

 

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