Risk communication for influenza events

Start: anytime, online course.

Risk communication, including community engagement and social mobilisation, is a core capacity for emergency response that all countries should have in order to respond to health threats. It is an essential component of an effective response to a health threat such as pandemic and seasonal influenza.

Learning objective:
By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • list the core ideas and principles for emergency risk communication for an influenza event;
  • explain why facts are not enough to communicate risk; and
  • describe steps to take to prepare for risk communication.


General Information
Startanytime, online course

Languages: English, French, Spanish

Course duration: Approximately 1 hour.

Find more information on the course on the WHO-Website.

Published in GI-Mail 08/2018 (English edition). Sign up for GI-Mail here.  

Tip: More up to date educational events can be found online in the Education Database »medicine & health«.




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