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

Published on July 10th 2018 – With her research into the Veder Contact Method, Petra Boersma won the “Wij Inholland award” in the category Research. On 27 June she received the award and accompanying check of € 5.000, – by Huug de Deugd, chairman of the jury and member of the […] Read more »

Published on June 15th 2018 – On Friday June 1st, the fifth symposium of the Amsterdam Center for Health Communication (ACHC) took place in Amsterdam. This time the symposium was titled ‘Digital (big) data and health communication: how research and practice are changing” and was chaired by Remco Sanders. Read more »

Published on May 31st 2018 – Two ACHC researchers were awarded at the conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) 2018 in Prague. Read more »

Published on May 28th 2018 – Everyday life is increasingly taking place online, including health-related actions. Examples of that include posting on health-related discussion fora, the use of smart devices to track our physical activity, and even sensor-enabled clothing to register bodily movements. All of those actions leave behind a […] Read more »