Health Communication & Promotion

CDC and Partners use Data-Driven Communication Interventions to Fight Ebola

Alongside medical and public health approaches to combat Ebola, CDC and its partners have employed interventions that influence public opinion and result in behavior changes so that communities and families have accurate information and are willing to use it to protect themselves against disease…

POSTED NOVEMBER 4, 2015
CDC and CDC Foundation Supported Journalists to Fight Ebola in Sierra Leone

In the spring of 2014, news media in Sierra Leone were not widely used to broadcast disease prevention messages to slow the growing Ebola outbreak. Few people were thinking about the role that media could play as part of the response at that time…

POSTED SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
Destigmatizing Ambulances during the Ebola Response

In much of the world, an arriving ambulance with its siren blaring signals hope – and relief – in times of medical crisis, and tangible proof that help is literally at your doorstep…

POSTED SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
CDC Health Promotion Team Led the Way for Effective Communication to Fight Ebola

In spring 2014, BBC Media Action had to learn fast to conceive and execute an effective and desperately needed public information campaign as the Ebola epidemic began its steep and unnerving rise in Sierra Leone….

POSTED SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
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