29 Garden Street , East Legon, Accra. Ghana.

+233 (0) 303-933-452 or (+233) 553-442-105 info@ammren.org

Communication Skills Training for Health Professionals

Communication Skills for Health Professionals

The course will build the skills of Health Professionals to be aware of communication ‘speed bumps’ that affect peoples’ comprehension of health messages.  The module will prepare health professionals on how to package health information devoid of the usual technical language, jargon and in a humane manner. It gives participants the know-how to relay health messages using practical examples of everyday life and presenting information in a shape that is logical and meaningful to digest easily.

Key Areas

  • Persuasive Communication
  • Effective Communication:
  • Media advocacy in public health
  • Identifying appropriate media tools for health communication
  • Effective writing and presentation skills
  • Working with the Media
  • Using New Media to promote Health
  • Developing the message (Practical Session)
  • Presenting the message (Practical Session)

Expected Outcome

  • Participants acquire skills to break down scientific data into simple language
  • Participants acquire skills for effective health communication
  • Participants acquire writing and presentation skills
  • Participants gain understanding of how the media works

Target Groups

  • Medical Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Health Professionals

Duration: 3 Days