The Amsterdam Center for Health Communication (ACHC) strives to promote health through research on effective communication.

Published on May 26, 2022 – The upcoming 72nd Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) will be an in-person conference to be held in Paris from 26 to 30 May 2022 with “One world, one network?” as the conference theme. Several ACHC researchers and persuasive communication colleagues will present […]
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Published on May 19, 2022 – On Monday, May 16, the roundtable discussion on the longer term COVID-19 policy took place in the Dutch Parliament. In the presence of the Standing Committee of Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS). ACHC director Julia van Weert, among others, spoke about the role of […]
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Published on May 5, 2022 – During a fast-developing crisis, like a pandemic, high quality information needs to spread quickly through society. Social media can facilitate this information diffusion. ACHC-researchers Hang-Yee Chan and Christin Scholz, together with colleagues from American universities, studied psychological mechanisms that underlie health information sharing. 
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Published on published on April 28, 2022 – COVID-19 has had many unprecedented and far-reaching consequences for human lives, economies and democracy. In the European Union, one aspect concerns transnational solidarity between member states. A group of ASCoR-researchers led by Andreas Goldberg studied the relationship between citizens’ media use and […]
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