The CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) has announced the next part of its social media for publish health webcast series. The new segment titled “In the Know: Gaming and Mobile for Public Health” will take place on Tuesday, April 2 at 2 P.M. (ET).
The organization will feature slide presentations, Q A, and public health success stories from social media experts on how best to utilize gaming and mobile for greatest public health impact.
Joining the effort will be a group of experts from the Games for Health organization.
According to the group the webcast will explore
social media best practices and advancing public health outreach and communication.
Users who are watching the webcast can also participate by asking questions via the Twitter hashtag #SM4PH. Questions can also be submitted to [email protected]
Other sessions on the horizon including the following social media focused events:
February 19, 2013, In the Know: Twitter for Public Health Archive: Recording, Slides
March 12, 2013, In the Know: LinkedIn Slideshare for Public Health: Recording, Slides
April 2, 2013, In the Know: Gaming Mobile for Public Health
April 23, 2013, In the Know: Facebook Image Sharing (Instagram, Pinterest Flickr) for Public Health
May 14, 2013, In the Know: Google Plus YouTube for Public Health
June 4, 2013, In the Know: Social Media Measurement Evaluation for Public Health Success
The CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) is the reference and referral service for information on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB). The groups works to collect and share data about the spread of communicable diseases.