Community-led Effective and Responsive Urban Health Systems (CHORUS) –a research consortium organized a webinar on research communication on 15 July, 2021. The objective of the webinar was to share ideas and experiences of consortium partners on communicating research for non-technical audiences. Mr. Shreeman Sharma, Research Uptake Manager, from HERD International shared HERD International’s experiences on Communicating through mass media where he explained the approaches to engage with media. Prince Agwu from University of Nigeria presented Blogging techniques and Polly Spooner from University of Leeds shared effective ways of handling social media for research communication. Irene Agyepong, CHORUS Consortium CEO chaired the event. The webinar also rolled
out research uptake plan through group discussions. The CHORUS is a research consortium that responds to the challenges in urban health system and contributes to build resilience in urban health systems working with multiple sectors such as governments, NGOs and private providers to ensure responsiveness and accountability to urban poor.

Date

July 30, 2021