Better Communication Among Groups, Across Borders Needed In Next Outbreak, Conference Hears
SciDev.Net: Communicate ‘across borders’ to beat epidemics
“In the 18 months since Guinea confirmed its first case of Ebola, those involved in emergency response have faced tough questions. … Now the dust has hopefully settled, it is fascinating to hear which criticisms remain at the forefront of discussions. [Last] week, at a pandemics conference at the Chatham House think-tank in London, United Kingdom, epidemiologists, aid workers, academics, and policymakers agreed that communication failures still top the list…” (Mathers, 10/16).