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18th International Conference on Communication in Healthcare 2020

Online:  9 -11 September 2020 We are developing an exciting, interactive platform to host a diverse programme of sessions online this September 2020, followed by a dynamic, in-person event planned for April 2021. Healthcare professionals from across the globe with a passion for improving communication will be showcasing current healthcare communication innovations in research, [...]

Preventing Overdiagnosis 2020 International Conference

CANCELLED (previously 14-16 September 2020, Oxford, UK) Given circumstances dictated by the current pandemic, we are regrettably no longer able to host Preventing Overdiagnosis 2020 in Oxford and have made the very difficult decision to cancel the face to face event. The good news is [...]

SMDM 42nd Annual North American Meeting

Virtual meeting: 6-27 October 2020 The 42nd Annual North American Meeting, which was scheduled to be held in Chicago, 18-21 October 2020, has been redesigned as a virtual conference taking place every Tuesday in October. After careful deliberation, SMDM made the decision to cancel the in-person conference [...]

PHAA Australian Public Health Conference 2020

Virtual conference: 19-30 October 2020 Public health action:  Response to bush fires, climate and coronavirus The Australian Public Health Conference (formally the PHAA Annual Conference) is a national conference held by the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) which presents a national and multi-disciplinary perspective [...]

Web-Based Health Information Following the Renewal of the Cervical Screening Program in Australia: An Evaluation of the Readability, Understandability and Credibility – Olivia Mac et al

Three main changes were implemented in the Australian National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) in December 2017: an increase in the recommended age to start screening, extended screening intervals, and change from the Papanicolaou (Pap) test to primary human papillomavirus screening (cervical screening test). This study [...]

Development and evaluation of a health literacy training program for allied health professionals: A pre-post study assessing impact and implementation outcomes – Danielle Muscat et al

We developed and evaluated a health literacy training program for allied health professionals, and explored the feasibility of a train‐the‐trainer model to support dissemination.  The program combined didactic and experiential teaching methods and behaviour change techniques, with a focus on teachback and developing easy‐to‐understand written [...]