Tweetchat 6/9/15: “Awareness Brings Impact: Improve Latino Health by Spreading the Word”

Tweetchat 6/9/15: “Awareness Brings Impact: Improve Latino Health by Spreading the Word”

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in General

Tweetchat 6/9/15: “Awareness Brings Impact: Improve Latino Health by Spreading the Word”

GritoBlast! When it comes to Latino health, it seems like the same topics dominate the conversation. But the Latino community faces more, less talked-about health issues, like disparities in skin cancer, liver cancer and more.

How can we learn about other important Latino health issues and what can we do to spread awareness and take action?

Join #SaludTues on June 9, 2015 to tweet about current Latino health issues, how the media can play a role in spreading the word and how organizations can get recognized for their great work in improving Latino health:

WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “Awareness Brings Impact: Improve Latino Health by Spreading the Word”
DATE: Tuesday, June 9, 2015
TIME: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT)
WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
HOST: @SaludToday
CO-HOSTS: HIPGive, an online giving platform focused on raising funds for Latino organizations in the Americas (@HIPGive), Univision, the leading media company serving the Hispanic community in the U.S. (@UnivisionSalud), Voto Latino, an organization that empowers Latino youth to promote positive changes (@VotoLatino).

The floor will be open to your stories and experiences as the tweetchat explores:

Which Latino health topics are covered in the media? Which aren’t?
How can we use social media to spread awareness of important health topics?
What role can crowdfunding play in promoting Latino health?

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources that can help raise awareness about important health issues that affect Latinos.