Posts Tagged 'Messaging'

Gone in 6 Seconds: Instantaneous Visual Messaging

Mar 01

I have a 14-year-old sister who is much cooler than I am. She is always giving me fashion advice, speaking a language with her friends that I can’t understand, and updating me on Taylor Swift’s latest romantic woes. My parents recently bought her a cell phone and since then, the only time she’s not on […]

Should We Stress Quality or Quantity (or Both) in Physical Activity Campaigns?

Nov 29

It’s nearly impossible to go a day without seeing an advertisement about physical activity and its importance. National campaigns (like NFL’s Play 60 or Partnership for a Healthier America among others) are frequently featured in mainstream media outlets, on social media accounts, and in advertisements. With the obesity epidemic sweeping the nation and affecting both […]

A New Congress Means New Urgency for Global Health Advocacy

Nov 06

Over the past decade, three landmark pieces of legislation have made the United States a respected world leader in the fight against poverty and disease in the developing world. As former U.S. Congressman and Ambassador Mark Green recently noted, however, the broad, bipartisan coalition that forged the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the Millennium Challenge Act (MCA), and the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) has largely vanished in the wake of three tumultuous election cycles going back to 2006. In this context, a renewed focus on educating new Members of Congress about the value of investing in global health will be absolutely essential over the next several months.