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CMH involved in creation of India EE soap

04 October 2018
On behalf of the Center for Media & Health, PhD-student Roel Lutkenhaus spent the last week of September in New Delhi, India, to contribute to the digital strategy and evaluation plan for the upcoming season of the Entertainment-Education series 'Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon' ('I, a woman, can achieve everything'). [...]

Graduation Ceremony MA students Media & Culture

20 September 2018
Wednesday September 19th the graduation ceremony took place of the MA students Media & Culture of the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication. Ashley Mikkers and Emmy Schoenmakers have done a media research within the MediaLab project of the Center for Media & Health. [...]

Introduction to Positive Deviance strategy for Public Health researchers

17 September 2018
‚ÄčOn Thursday, Sept. 6th , the Center for Media & Health provided an in-company training on the Positive Deviance method for Public Health Services in the South of the Netherlands. [...]

A YouTube campaign about water safety

13 August 2018
SafetyNL – a Dutch organization that aims to reduce accidents in the Netherlands – has developed a YouTube campaign to increase awareness around water safety among young immigrants. Research has shown that youngsters that did not grow up in the Netherlands are less familiar with the Dutch water- and swim culture, have lower swimming skills, and are thus exposed to a higher risk of [...]

Report about vaccine hesitancy presented to the parliament

28 June 2018
June 24th, the RIVM (Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment) presented a report on the decline of vaccination rates in the Netherlands. Prof. dr. Martine Bouman from the Center for Media & Health was a member of a special advisory committee on vaccine hesitancy that was chaired by prof. dr. Erwin Seydel. From a social-scientific perspective, the committee studied the [...]