Public health helps guard communities against preventable diseases, controls disease outbreaks and promotes healthier lifestyles. But public health can’t stand alone, communication plays an important role in keeping your community healthy. Accurately reporting on health issues is critical because rumors and inaccurate information have devastating consequences that can harm not only individuals but communities and whole countries.
YALICares is designed to increase awareness and literacy on health matters and encourage you to serve as community health advocates. You play a vital role in promoting public health and as a network you can work together for a healthier Africa! Find out how you can be involved in YALICares below.
Take the course
Complete the YALI Network Online Course Effective Communication for Healthy Outcomes and earn a certificate.
Want to learn more about a specific health topic? Take a look through these fact sheets from the World Health Organization.
Want to take the next step?
Organize a #YALICares session in your community with these resources!
Share photos of responsible health practices in your community on social media by using the hashtag #YALICares, and by tagging YALI Network.