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

Published on April 16 2019 – Good dental health is important and can be obtained by regular tooth brushing, as well as the use of mouth rinse. One way to stimulate people to use mouth rinse is the frame the consequences of (not) using mouth rinse: does it prevent, or […]
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Published April 5th 2019 – On a daily basis we are exposed to a variety of tasty, but unhealthy foods on TV, varying from cooking shows and contests to commercials for indulging chocolate and ice cream. In a recently published study, Monique Alblas and colleagues (University of Amsterdam) found that exposure […]
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Published on 17 March 2019 – In recent years, the number and use of health websites has grown enormously. UvA PhD candidate Minh Hao Nguyen investigated how information on health websites can be improved to support older patients (65+) with cancer in their conversations with healthcare providers.
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Published on February 22 2019 – The Amsterdam Center for Health Communication (ACHC) organizes a symposium about Visuals in Health Communication on Tuesday 23 april a.s. titled: “Gezondheid in Beeld: De rol van visuele communicatie”. Attendance is free and the goal of this symposium is to share knowledge among scholars and health specialists working in the field.
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