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Digital safety kit for public health

A kit to help you prevent and reduce the harm of online harassment in public health.
Protect yourself and your colleagues
A page from the workbook How to prepare for media interviews: A step-by-step guide for scientists and scholars

Engaging with reporters: A primer for public health

A step-by-step training and workbook to help you engage effectively with journalists about your science and policy findings
Get interview ready
Example of a tip for how to build trust in health content on social media

Tips for building trust around health content, from top social media influencers

Best practice on establishing and building trusted social media health sources, from creators selected for Harvard Chan School’s Creators Summit on Mental Health.
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TikTok video on the Child Tax Credit by Carlos ( @carloschavezl)

A playbook for partnering with TikTok creators on health campaigns

A step-by-step guide for how to work with creators to spread evidence-based public health information
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How to communicate science on TikTok

Top climate creators share their tips for making engaging TikTok videos about science and health.
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Printable infographic - 10 research-backed tips for climate communication

10 tips for communicating about climate change

What behavioral and social science research reveals about how best to talk with patients or the public about the health effects of climate change.
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Pitch your op ed tip - get to the point

How to pitch an op ed

How to quickly and clearly signal your piece’s value to a busy editor
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Make your public health story universal

Tips for giving a powerful elevator pitch

How to make your case for why your work could usher in a better, healthier world for us all
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Correcting misinformation is more effective than you might think

Tips for countering health misinformation

Best practice from research psychologist Briony Swire-Thompson
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To reach a diverse audience, built a diverse team

Tips for communicating during a pandemic

Best practice from WHO communications pro Gabriella Stern
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Harvard Kennedy School's Communication Program

A collection of writing, public speaking, and digital communications resources for those who want to influence public policy.

The Op-Ed Project

Free tools and tricks for writing powerful op-eds, plus weekly "Ask a journalist" office hours to get feedback on your draft.

The Message Box

An easy-to-use tool for crafting your science or health message

Harvard Catalyst’s Writing and Communication Center  

A comprehensive collection of tools, trainings, and resources designed to empower clinical and translational researchers to better articulate their science.

Health Communication Concentration  

The MPH Health Communication Concentration at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health provides systematic, rigorous, and conceptually grounded training in health communication for public health leaders, practitioners, and researchers.

Writing for Public Health

A list of recommended resources about scientific, grant, and other writing for students of public health.