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Social Marketing for Prevention


Social marketing is is the best new way to reach your audience. This tool is a series of resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity on social marketing of public health information.Take the online course to learn about social marketing for nutrition and physical activity. Also provided on this resource page is social marketing for obesity prevention, case studies of social marketing, and a decision-support tool to help you plan marketing campaigns.

Primary Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Secondary Toolkits:

Communications Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Chronic Disease, Nutrition, Obesity, Physical Activity, Social Media


Institutional Author:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention





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