Promoting evidence-informed health, medical, and science journalism: sharing resources and strategies for effective communication

Date
Wednesday 24 September 2014 - 12:30 to 14:30

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Open

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Researchers and producers of evidence interested in improving the communication of evidence in health, medical, and science journalism Journalists and other communications professionals interested in promoting evidence-informed health, medical, and scien
Description

Description: 

This meeting is an opportunity to promote communication between the people who produce evidence-based research and analysis on one side, and the people who report on health, medical, and science research on the other. In bringing these groups together, we are hoping to open a dialogue which will support a mutual understanding of each group’s priorities and requirements. Through moderated discussion, interactive exercises, and sharing resources, we hope to establish channels for communication and identify action points for improving awareness raising, advocacy, and communicating success stories more widely.