Nat Geynes | Meedan, Director of Digital Health Lab
Dora-Olivia Vicol | Full Fact, Researcher
Eric Mugendi | Pesa Check, Maneging Editor
Ifeaoma Theresa Amobi | University of Lagos, Senior Lecturer
Syed Nazakat | DataLEADS, Founder and Editor-in-Chief
This session will review academic evidence from psychology and health communication to examine how we can tackle health misinformation. Tune in to learn more about (1) the psychology of crises, and why uncertainty diminishes the public’s ability to process information; (2) the spread of conspiracies, and why correcting anti-vaccination myths is so difficult; and (3) the social life of everyday health myths, and what we can do to tackle it with tact.
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