The need for reliable medical information is particularly important in the present climate, with medical misinformation spreading faster than the cold virus. However, it can be challenging to filter what is truthful from all the content shared online.
And so in celebration of World Health Day—which takes place annually on April 7 to commemorate the founding anniversary of the World Health Organization (WHO)— TikTok puts the spotlight on some of the platform’s must-follow medical creators.
These medical creators’ content educate TikTok users on various topics related to the field of medicine. Get to know a few of the creators below that you can follow on TikTok to gain helpful insights and information about your health.
Dr. Alvin Francisco
Along with medical information, Dr. Alvin Francisco also collaborates with other doctors and medical professionals on TikTok to discuss and share their opinion on trending medical news.
Dr. Erin Tababa
Dr. Erin Tababa is a board-certified dermatopathologist who studies samples of skin, hair, and nails to diagnose diseases. She shares practical skincare tips, and answers questions about products and dermatological procedures on TikTok. She also uses the platform to debunk common skincare misconceptions.
Dr. Mirah Borja
As a registered nurse, medical doctor, and mother, Dr. Mirah Borja shares content centered on women’s reproductive health on TikTok. She also shares information and tips about infant care, and reviews products catered towards babies.