From October to December 2020, more than 5000 invited participants consulted through dialogues, workshops and webinars to identify challenges and solutions to the COVID-19 infodemic.
In addition to public health agencies, health communicators also have a responsibility to help combat infodemics related to health. So, how can we help?
Avoid the lure of rabbit holes.
Re-examining vaccine hesitancy in light of the current pandemic.
Hafsa Abdirahman discusses the toll of COVID-19 on Black and Brown communities and the lessons health writers can learn from it.
Want to be a health and medical writer? Discover the essential skills you need – and learn how to develop those you don’t yet have.
Marwa Saleh published her first article, about COVID-19 and burnout, in a Harvard Medical School blog called Lean Forward. Here’s how that happened.
As health writers, we have to do our due diligence to ensure we are citing reliable and scientifically accurate sources.
Experts are talking on social media, and you can listen.
Ready to finally hear some good news? Health writing is a stable career pathway that will survive and potentially thrive during and after this pandemic.
Health writers have an opportunity to be a voice of reason in a chorus of misleading medical information.
Twitter is more than just short, written messages – you can use videos, pictures, and links to engage your audience.
Tips for health and medical writers on how to write responsibly and avoid spreading misinformation.
In a public health crisis like COVID-19, health communicators face multiple challenges and pressures – but we must remember the best-practices of responsible health reporting.
Whether you’re a freelance writer launching a blog for your medical writing business or an aspiring health blogger looking to grow your blog, the question remains: What will you blog about?