Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and produce early results that are consistent with the objectives of the activities and thus indicate effectiveness.

10 Strategies for Effective Health Communication

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Release Date:

Summary Report/Recommendations

Outreach/ Education/ Communications
Social and Community Context
Tools Included
Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

This resource discusses the importance of health communication, especially during crises like pandemics. It covers various aspects of health communication, including its definition, strategies for effective campaigns, types of health communication, and relevant communication theories. Public health professionals use health communication to educate, advocate, and address health issues, making it a crucial field in promoting public well-being.

Resource Details

Outcomes of Interest

Public Health Communications

Priority Population(s)

Setting(s) of Implementation


Geographic Area of Implementation

Implementation Period