First European conference and scientific journal in the field of health communication



The first European Conference on Health Communication (https://echc.ch/) was held in Zurich from 13 to 15 November 2019. The conference was organized by ECREA Temporary Working Group Health Communication together with Health Communication Division of the German Communication Association (DGPuK) and was hosted by University of Zurich, Switzerland. A the conference was held also Young Scholars Network of ECREA (YECREA) Round Table discussion titled Responsible conduct of research: The ethical challenges and considerations in health communication studies, in which Assoc Prof Dr Tanja Kamin participated as guest speaker. The YECREA Round Table discussion was organized and moderated by Assist Dr Sara Atanasova. At the conference Assist Dr Sara Atanasova presented a study Empowered, but not fully empowered: A cluster analysis of online health community users' individual and collective empowerment that she prepared together with Prof Dr Gregor Petrič. The conference was also important for the establishment of the first European scientific journal in the field of health communication European Journal of Health Communication (https://ejhc.org/), within which Prof Dr Gregor Petrič was named Associate Editor, Assoc Prof Dr Tanja Kamin and Assist Dr Sara Atanasova were named as members of the Editorial Board.
 

Back to list of notificationsPublished: 20. November 2019 | Category: International, FDV