CDC National Prevention Information Network Announces ‘In the Know: Gaming and Mobile for Public Health’ Webcast

In the Know Social Media For Public Health

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

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

You can find more information about the groups live webcasts by visiting Exit Disclaimer.

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.

James Kosur

James Kosur has worked in the new media space for the last 10 years, helping many publications build their audiences to millions of monthly readers. He currently serves as the Director of Business Development at and the CEO of Aven Enterprises LLC.


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