Towards an Online System to Generate Tailored Infographics: Supporting the Health Information Sharing Needs of Community-Based Organizations

Adriana Arcia, Eri Noguchi, Suzanne Bakken

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2023-10-22T03:00:00ZGMT-0600Change your timezone on the schedule page
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Excerpts from the COVID-19 testing infographic showing the tailoring features of TailorVis Toolbox.
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Human-centered computing—Visualization—Visualization application domains—Information visualization; Applied computing—Life and medical sciences—Consumer health


Infographics are an engaging way to share health information with the public, but their relevance and appeal can be improved if they can be tailored to the language, culture, and information needs of their target audience. Digital tools are needed to make such tailoring feasible at scale, and to meet the needs of the community-based organizations (CBOs) that are well-situated to share health information with the public. Here, we describe our progress toward the development of the TailorVis Toolbox, an online system that facilitates infographic tailoring at the level of the CBO and the individual viewer. Incorporated within this project was the participatory design of infographics related to COVID-19 testing and vaccination. The system will be extended to numerous health topics in the future.