Coronavirus (860) Edmonton’s Caulfield brothers battle COVID-19 misinformation with art, science - Edmonton | Globalnews.ca

27 July, 2020

Hi all,

About managing misinformation the attached document points one of the ways of combating such. [*see note below]

http://globalnews.ca/news/7185720/caulfield-brothers-coronavirus-misinfo...

Kind regards,

Akan

HIFA profile: Akaninyene Obot is currently an Academia/Researcher in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria and also a Program Consultant at Ukana West 2 Community Based Health Insurance (CBHI), Primary Health Centre, Ikot Ideh, Essien Udim, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. He has a Master degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan. He advocate for improved health financing, good governance and accountability. He is also involved in resource mobilization locally and international to meet the health need of the rural communities. That is to make healthcare services equitable, affordable and accessible to all and eliminate out of pocket payment at the point of healthcare need. He is a HIFA Country Representative for Nigeria.

http://www.hifa.org/support/members/akaninyene

Email: uteeakan AT gmail.com

[*Note from HIFA moderator (Neil PW): For the benefit of those who may not have immediate web access, the article describes an art project: "If we can get people to stop and think about accuracy, we can have a measurable impact on the spread of misinformation. We're using these images to illustrate some of the empirical and policy work we're doing." The art project is part of a wider project on fighting misinformation: https://www.ualberta.ca/law/faculty-and-research/health-law-institute/fi... Timothy Caulfield is author of a bestselling book called 'Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything? When celebrity culture and science clash']