Making Data Talk: A Public Health Workbook

How do you successfully communicate scientific evidence to improve public health? Developed by the National Cancer Institute’s Office of Communications and Education, Making Data Talk: A Workbook provides key information, practical suggestions, and examples on how to effectively communicate health-related scientific data to the public, policy makers, and the media.

The content presented in the workbook will take you through communication concepts, an easy-to-understand framework for communicating data, and the application of that framework to actual public health situations. Many chapters also include practice exercises that use real-world examples to reinforce key concepts and help you apply what you have learned.

Download this resource to better select and convey data in ways lay audiences can understand.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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