This January 26, 2017 webinar introduced the SBCC Emergency Helix and practical resources for integrating it into current and future public health emergencies. Speakers discussed the importance of continuous community engagement, formative and operational research, and media partnership in emergency contexts, drawing on their experiences with the Ebola and Zika responses.
- Claudia Vondrasek, MPH, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs [Presentation: The SBCC Emergency Helix: A Framework for Strengthening Public Health Emergency Programs]
- Gaya Gamhewage, MD, WHO’s Health Emergency Programme [Presentation: The Emergency Helix: Linking Health Systems and Community Engagement]
- Juliet Bedford, PhD, Anthrologica [Presentation: Formative and Operational Research During a Public Health Emergency]
- Ida Jooste, Internews [Presentation: Information Saves Lives 2015: Tracking and Correcting DeySay About Ebola]