Postgraduate Programme in Medical and Health Communication in Granada

A one-week postgraduate programme in Medical and Health Communication was held at the Parque de las Ciencias de Granada from 5th to 9th March. This was directed by lecturers Vladimir de Semir and Miguel Guirao and was sponsored by Novartis and the Institut Novartis of Communication in Biomedicine. This postgradute programme includes both face-to-face and online teaching and was set up by the University of Granada and UPF, with the collaboration of UPF?s Scientific Communication Observatory and the Parque de las Ciencias of the Junta de Andalucía. The programme, which finishes next June, focuses on the transmission of medical and health care learning, which has fundamental implications in the education of the public regarding health issues. This year?s edition was attended by participants from all over Spain and by outstanding members of teaching staff such as Bernat Soria, director of the Andalusian Centre of Molecular Biology.