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Risk Communication Workshop

(Paramaribo, Suriname, June 28-30, 2010)

Funded by the Inter American Development Bank (IADB)


  • Bryna Brennan, Senior Advisor, Social and Media Communication (PAHO)


  • Patricia Cervantes, Communication Especialist


  • A total of 30 participants from the Ministry of Health and 10 different organizations


  • Emphasize the importance of preparation in risk communication
  • Share concepts and practices of risk communication
  • Improve the preparation and response in a public health emergency using principles of risk communication
  • Identify and share lessons learned and best practices