In the Know: Social Media for Public Health – Gaming & Mobile

Content From: Booker Daniels, Health Marketing Team Lead, CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB PreventionPublished: March 26, 20132 min read


In the Know: Gaming and Mobile for Public HealthAs part of its live webcast series, the CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) is pleased to announce, “In the Know: Gaming and Mobile for Public Health” on Tuesday, April 2 at 2 P.M. (ET). The webcast will feature slide presentations, Q & A, and public health success stories from social media experts on how best to utilize gaming and mobile for greatest public health impact. NPIN is excited to have staff from Games for HealthExit Disclaimer joining this session. This is also a great opportunity to ask questions and learn from fellow public health practitioners. The webcast will explore social media best practices and advancing public health outreach and communication.

While viewing the webcast, you can follow along and ask questions on Twitter using the hashtag #SM4PH or submit questions to

To learn about other social media channels visit the archives and mark your calendars for upcoming sessions.

  • February 19, 2013, In the Know: Twitter for Public Health Archive: Recording, SlidesExit Disclaimer

  • March 12, 2013, In the Know: LinkedIn & Slideshare for Public Health: Recording, SlidesExit Disclaimer

  • April 2, 2013, In the Know: Gaming & Mobile for Public Health

  • April 23, 2013, In the Know: Facebook & Image Sharing (Instagram, Pinterest & Flickr) for Public Health

  • May 14, 2013, In the Know: Google Plus & YouTube for Public Health

  • June 4, 2013, In the Know: Social Media Measurement & Evaluation for Public Health Success

Save the date and join NPIN for the latest social media insights! Be sure to look for updates and reminders as each webcast approaches at:

The CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) is the reference and referral service for information on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB). NPIN collects and disseminates data and materials to support the prevention of diseases of focus on the national, state, and local levels. Its services are designed to facilitate program collaboration in sharing information, resources, published materials, research, and trends among the four diseases.

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