Public health institutions treat health literacy like a set of skills. But a community-centered approach can help us build long-term resilience and advance health equity.
Artists have a lot to teach public health professionals about the transformative power of arts beyond acting as a hook for health communication.
Communication is more than information. “Ritual” communication focuses on relationships and feelings. This might be just what health communication needs in the pandemic era.
Knowledge communities contrast with expert models of communication. Open, non-hierarchical, and fun, this might just be what public health needs in the social media era.