Building Communication Capacity to Counter Infectious Disease Threats: Proceedings of a Workshop
by Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences, Health and Medicine Division, Board on Global Health, Forum on Microbial Threats
English | July 3, 2017 | ASIN: B073PB15SQ | 139 Pages | PDF | 3 MB
Building communication capacity is a critical piece of preparing for, detecting, and responding to infectious disease threats. The International Health Regulations (IHR) establish risk communication—the real-time exchange of information, advice, and opinions between experts or officials and people who face a threat to their survival, health, and economic or social well-being—as a core capacity that World Health Organization member states must fulfill to strengthen the fight against these threats.