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

Published on November 17, 2022 –  Conversational agents that promote sexual health may not only be effective, but also users find them easy to use, very useful and highly satisfactory. 
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Published on November 3, 2022 – In collaboration with Patiëntenfederatie Nederland (Netherlands Patient Federation) and the Amsterdam UMC (University Medical Center), ACHC researcher Barbara Schouten has received a ZonMw grant to develop an evidence-based generic guideline to bridge language barriers between care providers and migrant patients with low language proficiency […]
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Published on October 27, 2022 – Covid-19 fake news is widely available on social media. Our study investigated the impact of a critical thinking recommendation on people’s ability to distinguish real from fake Twitter news messages. We found that participants who were exposed to the recommendations were better able to discern […]
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Published on October 19, 2022 – ASCoR postdoctoral researcher Gian Hernandez was elected Student and Early Career Researcher Representative for the International Communication Association – Health Communication Division. Dr. Gian Hernandez is researching barriers to access in mental health care among migrants and refugees, as a part of the ‘Mhealth4All […]
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