Hand Wash Challenge on social media to defeat 2019-nCoV

“There are several measures you can take to protect yourself from ‪#COVID19. One of the most important ones is regular & safe hand hygiene. Here are the steps recommended by ‪@WHO. Show the world where and how you wash your hands. Join the WHO ‪#SafeHands challenge!   Dr Tedros Adhanom …

Social media in crisis

Social media, such as WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, have become an important and powerful phenomenon in the recent decade. They facilitate communication and information sharing, and can play an important role in crisis. As Dani mentioned in her post “Globalization, Social Media, and its Impact on International Development” earlier …

Awareness raising done right: The Story of Ebola

Awareness raising is a key part of communication for development; it is used to spread knowledge on various topics and inspire to action. However, to produce a successful awareness raising campaign one must do their homework and have a strategic approach. This includes knowing the message, audience and methodology. One …