New book at Lane Medical Library: Communicating Risk in Public Health Emergencies: A WHO Guideline for Emergency Risk Communication (ERC) Policy and Practice.
A WHO Guideline for Emergency Risk Communication (ERC) Policy and Practice
- Provide overarching, evidence-based guidance on how risk communication should be practiced in an emergency.
- Guide countries on building capacity for communicating risk during health emergencies/
- Developed for policy- and decision-makers responsible for managing emergencies, particularly the public health aspects of emergencies, and practitioners responsible for risk communication before, during and after health emergencies.
- Other groups: frontline responders; local, national and international development partners; civil society; the private sector; and all organizations, private and public, involved in emergency preparedness and response.
– From publisher’s summary