TRENDING MASTERCLASSES

Various Masterclasses offered to learners from Beginners to Advanced Levels

INFLUENCER PROGRAMS

Healthcare Social Media Influencer Programs and Symplur metric reports for conferences

GROUP & INDIVIDUAL TRAINING

Group and Individual Training for Medical Professionals, Hospitals and other Organisations

CERTIFICATION BY SAMA

CPD Accreditation issued through the South African Medical Association and MP Consulting

hcsm is an acronym which is recognised in over 30 countries globally for Healthcare Communications and Social Media and represents the ethical and technical use of social media platforms to share information, debate health care policy and practice issues, promote healthy behaviours, engage with the public as well as educate and interact with patients, caregivers, students, and colleagues.

hcsmSA is the South African chapter which was established in 2013 by e-Patient Scholar Vanessa Carter who also moderates the first and only geographic Twitter chat to discuss e-Health and Sustainable Development. hcsmSA offers various masterclasses as well as individual and group training and social media influencer programmes together with Symplur metric reporting for healthcare events. Masterclasses take place every Saturday morning at the Wits Health Sciences Phillip Tobias Building in Braamfontein, Johannesburg and we offer CPD accreditation through the South African Medical Association (SAMA) and Medical Practice Consulting (MP Consulting) electronically. Courses are open to all stakeholders and scholarships are available to eligible learners.

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19
Nov
#hcsmSA – Analysing a Tweet chat during World Antibiotic Awareness Week

Overview A Twitter chat took place on the 15th of November 2018 at 20:30 SAST | 13:30 EST | 18:30 BST | 20:30 CAT to discuss achieving the Antimicrobial Resistance Strategic Goals for Africa. The chat session was moderated on behalf of the South African Antibiotic Stewardship Programme (SAASP) by the Twitter handle @hcsmSA and participants […]

Posted in: Live-Tweeting, Twitter Chats,
03
Nov
Twitter metrics from a Public Health Conference in South Africa – #PHASA2018

Twitter metrics from a Public Health Conference in South Africa – #PHASA2018 The Public Health Association of South Africa’s Annual Conference (#PHASA2018) took place between 10-12 September 2018 in the Free State, South Africa. The theme for this year’s event was Health for All in commemoration of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) 70th-Anniversary and the signing […]

Posted in: Live-Tweeting, Medical Conferences,
11
Oct
1
Information Dissemination during a Global Health Crisis. Why your Post Matters.

References: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5977662/

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