Health Behaviour Change: Understanding how to Change Behaviours to Prevent Diseases


Session Overview

In this presentation from the 2020 GovComms Festival, Research Fellow Dr. Mohammad Kadir from Social Marketing @ Griffith discusses how communicators can assist in creating behaviour change campaigns to help create a healthier society and prevent diseases.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, government communicators have had to relay public health messages from the government to the public. These messages are vital now to the health and safety of citizens.

In this presentation Dr. Kadir explains how communications professionals can create health behaviour change campaigns that are both useful and effective.

Watching this presentation will give you an understanding of how health promotion and disease prevention tactics work together, the steps that need to be taken in order to change the health behaviour of citizens and how health behaviour change is vital to sustaining the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

After watching this video, you will:

  • Learn about how communicators can assist in changing health behaviour.
  • Understand how health promotion and disease prevention work together.
  • Know how communicators can help prevent disease during a pandemic.

Please note that this is a recording of a live presentation.