AMMREN Short Courses

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AMMREN Short Courses
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07 October 2019


8:00 am - 2:00 pm


Noguchi Medical Research Institute


Are you a Health Professional? This is your chance to sharpen your skills in communication for health. African Media and Malaria Research Network (AMMREN) has designed a special course in communication to build your capacity!!!


  • Communication Skills for Health Professionals

The course makes participants eternally aware of communication ‘speed bumps’ that affect peoples’ comprehension of health messages.  The module for health professionals will equip them with skills to provide information devoid of the usual technical language, jargon and in a humane manner. It gives participants the know-how to relay health messages using practical examples of everyday life and presenting information in a shape that is logical and meaningful to digest easily.

Expected Outcome

  • Participants gain understanding of how the media works
  • Participants acquire skills to break down scientific data into simple language
  • Participants acquire skills for effective health communication
  • Participants acquire writing and presentation skills
  • Participants acquire health worker-patients skills

Target Groups

  • Medical Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Other Health-related Professionals

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