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Tuesday, February 9 • 09:30 - 11:00
Mainstreaming Global Theories of Health Communication

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Health communication perspectives from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the West will be presented, with key theories highlighted from each and how they can complement each other. The panel will make the case for exposing communication professionals to this wider “palette” of global theories of health communication in order for them to be more effective and successful.

  • Douglas Storey: Contributions of Western Perspectives to a Global Theory of Health Communication
  • Robert Ainslie | Maria Elena Figueroa: Mainstreaming Global Theories of Health Communication
  • Nandita Kapadia-Kundu: Contributions of Asian Perspectives to a Global Theory of Health Communication
  • Khadidiatou Ndiaye: Contributions of African Perspectives to a Global Theory of Health Communication

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Leslie B. Snyder

Professor of Communication, University of Connecticut
Design and evaluation of SBCC programs; positive and negative effects of advertising and entertainment programs; meta-analysis

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Robert Ainslie

Senior Technical Advisor, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

Khadidiatou Ndiaye

The George Washington University
The George Washington Univesity, District of Columbia, United States
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Doug Storey

Director, Communication Science and Research, CCP
Theory & research, human-centered design, FP, arboviruses, emergency response

Tuesday February 9, 2016 09:30 - 11:00 EAT
Conference Room 5 United Nations Conference Centre