Emergencies preparedness, response

Effective Media Communication during Public Health Emergencies

WHO handbook and field guide

World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 138
Publication date: 2005
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/CDS/2005.31



The handbook describes a seven-step process to assist officials and others to communicate effectively through the media during emergencies.

Field Guide

The Field Guide is a shortened version of the Handbook. It highlights the practical aspects of the seven-step approach .

Wall Chart

The chart shows the seven-step approach and provides easily recalled key information and advice.