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

Published on August 2nd 2019 – This week, ZonMw awarded eight research projects Exercise and Physical Activity worth over 5 million euros. ACHC researcher Gert-Jan de Bruijn will participate in Active4Life, one of the awarded projects. In the Active4Life project, Big Data analyses will be applied to investigate effective intervention […]
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Published on July 24 2019 – Young adults are bombarded with contradictory information about alcohol like anti-drinking media campaigns and conversations among peers which are generally pro-alcohol. Christin Scholz received a prestigious NWO Veni grant to research how young adults make decisions about drinking after processing conflicting information about alcohol, […]
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Published on July 17 2019 – Together with colleagues from Maastricht (a/o Dr. Ciska Hoving) and Leiden Universities (a/o Dr. Matty Crone), ACHC researcher Eline Smit has received a grant from ZonMw to identify the effective ingredients in smoking cessation interventions available in the Netherlands (€49.525). The three-month study they […]
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Published on July 12 2019 – On Thursday September 19, EUCAM (European Centre for Monitoring Alcohol Marketing) together with ACHC organize a conference entitled ‘Digital Alcohol Marketing in the Spotlight’. During this conference scientist and policy makers discuss the influence of digital alcohol marketing on drinking behavior of youth and how […]
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