COVID-19 Infodemic Management Risk Communication and Community Engagement Challenges
World Health Organization. (2022). COVID-19 Infodemic Management: Risk Communication and Community Engagement Challenges.
This approximately 2-hour multi-media course provides evidence-based risk communication and community engagement principles for an extended outbreak such as COVID-19. The World Health Organization explains the role of the “infodemic” in increasing mistrust in health authorities, causing uncertainty about actions which protect health, and potentially exacerbating the outbreak. The course includes case studies as concrete examples of these principles in practice.