2023-2024 / SANT0008-1

Advanced methods in communication of promotion of health


10h Th, 10h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in public health (120 ECTS) (Transitional programme)2 crédits 


Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

1. Introduction: communication: healthn literacy issues.
2. Make information easier to understand and use. Points of vigilance: application to long written communication media.
3. Internet, web and new spaces of expression: what impact on communication in health promotion?
4. Methods of communication in prevention campaigns (evolution of communication in prevention of smoking) and health promotion campaigns
5.The COMBI approach (WHO) in response to outbreaks
6. Optimizing communication to adrees vaccinal hésitancy
7. Evaluation of communication in health promotion programs

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

At the end of the course, students will be able to participate effectively in the implementation of campaigns and the developement of communication media in health promotion.
The course aims more particularly
- to deepen and develop methods to operationalize the principles of public health communication discussed in course SANT1001-1
- to apply these methods in different health promotion contexts

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Content of the course SANT1001-1

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

- course ppt support available on myULiege; additional explanations on the request (email and/or videoconference)

- 3 works to be done; works monitoring: email and/or videoconference

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Remote course

Additional information:

See ""Planned learning acivities"

Recommended or required readings

Required: ppt supports of the courses available on myULiège
Optional: portefolio of additionnal documents available on myULiège

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- Remote

written exam

Written work / report

Additional information:

The evaluation will concern the 3 works produced during tje 4-months period. The final result will be the mean of the 3 works

Work placement(s)

no stage

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Detailed organisational information will be communicated via myULiege



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