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Communication for Behavioural Impact (COMBI); a Toolkit for Behavioural and Social Communication in Outbreak Response


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Resource type:Tools, guidelines and methodologies
Keywords:Communications, media & information, Development & humanitarian aid, Disasters, Epidemics & pandemics, Health
Agency:FAO - Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund, WHO - World Health Organization
Date published:2012

This interagency (FAO, UNICEF, WHO) toolkit will be useful for anyone wanting to design effective outbreak prevention and control measures in community settings. Although, this toolkit is primarily intended for risk communication, developmental communication and health promotion/education personnel working in multidisciplinary teams to investigate and respond to disease outbreaks, it will also be useful for epidemiologists, clinicians, and public health officers who need to understand the local contexts and dynamics of an outbreak.


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