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Health promotion in disease outbreaks and health emergencies / Glenn Laverack.

By: Laverack, Glenn [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press - Taylor & Francis Group , 2018Description: xxi, 187 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138093171; 1138093173; 9781138093201; 1138093203.Subject(s): Epidemics | Health promotion -- Administration | Community health services -- Administration | Epidemiology | Disease Outbreaks | Health Promotion -- organization & administration | Organizations -- organization & administration | Community Health Services -- organization & administration | Emergencies | Epidemiologic MethodsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Health promotion in disease outbreaks and health emergencies.DDC classification: 362.1068
Contents:
Health promotion, disease outbreaks and health emergencies -- Collecting information effectively and quickly -- The public communication approach -- The risk communication approach -- Engaging with communities -- The global Ebola virus disease response -- Health promotion and person to person disease outbreaks -- Health promotion and vector borne disease outbreaks -- Addressing rumour, resistance and security issues -- The post outbreak and emergency response.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Health promotion, disease outbreaks and health emergencies -- Collecting information effectively and quickly -- The public communication approach -- The risk communication approach -- Engaging with communities -- The global Ebola virus disease response -- Health promotion and person to person disease outbreaks -- Health promotion and vector borne disease outbreaks -- Addressing rumour, resistance and security issues -- The post outbreak and emergency response.

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<p>Dr. Laverack is seen as a leader in public health and empowerment and has a distinguished career for more than 30 years working in Europe, Scandinavia, Africa, Asia and the Pacific regions. He formerly worked as a senior research fellow at Flinders University, Australia and as a Coordinator in Tropical Diseases Research at the¿WHO, Geneva. Dr Laverack worked as a Community Engagement Coordinator with UNMEER during the West African Ebola Virus Disease outbreak and is an¿Honorary Professor, health promotion, at the University of Southern Denmark. He has a wide range of publications regarding health promotion in international settings including books in English, French, Portuguese and Farsi.</p>

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