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

Published on June 13, 2024 – ACHC researcher Nida Gizem Yilmaz has received an Urban Mental Health grant for a project on how a personalized culturally-sensitive chatbot can contribute to secondary prevention in three generations of Dutch-Turkish and Dutch-Moroccan migrants with depression and/or non-suicidal self-injurious behavior.
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Published on June 6, 2024 – When patients with incurable cancer do not have any standard treatment options anymore, they can sometimes decide to participate in an early phase clinical trial (i.e. experimental treatment with uncertain outcomes). The decision to participate or not can be complicated for patients. In her […]
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Published on May 30, 2024 – In a recent episode of the podcast “Onder mediadoctoren” ACHC director prof. dr. Julia van Weert shares her expertise on health communication. The episode (in Dutch) titled “How communication scientists make people healthier” and presented by media scientists Linda Duits and Vincent Crone, focuses […]
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Published on May 23, 2024 – On March 29, 2024, Rita Araujo (University of Minho, Portugal) gave a guest lecture at ASCoR about research into the role of communication for promoting health behavior during crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
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