* Risk Communication: An Overview
OHPE Bulletin #168.1, August 4, 2000 [Updated and reprinted in 2003]
* Resources on Risk Communication: An Overview
OHPE Bulletin #168.2, Resources on Risk Communication: An Overview, August 4, 2000
This 2003 guide is designed to help environmental groups focus their communication efforts. Through exercises, worksheets and basic communications theory, this handbook will help any environmental group bring that focus to its communication efforts.
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A. Responses to OHPE 307.1, "Risk Communication: An Overview (reprint)"
1) J. Challis commentary on SARS communications and link to article
2) Marketing Magazine article "Toronto's PR bungle on SARS"
3) P. Sandman and J. Lanard link to their column "'Fear is spreading faster than SARS'-- and so it should!"
B. Response to OHPE 310.1, "Access to Oral Health Services"
1) Halton Oral Health Outreach Program
For our April 25, 2003 feature, we are reprinting OHPE 168.1, "Risk
Communication: An Overview," originally issued in August 2000: http://www.ohpe.ca/ebulletin/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=120&Itemid=78.
We have also added new risk communication resources to 168.2: http://www.ohpe.ca/ebulletin/index.php?option=com_uvmnewsletter&Itemid=79&nid=168.
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Type of Resource: Article
Source: (2002). Health Promotion International,17: 1, 1-2.
Author: Kickbusch, I
Rudd, R.E., Moeykens, B.A., and Colton, T.C. (1999) Health and Literacy: A Review of Medical and Public Health Literature, New York: Jossey-Bass.
Selden, C., Zorn, M.A., Ratzan, S., and Parker, R. (2000) Health Literacy, Current Bibliographies in Medicine, National Library of Medicine.
* Jahan, R.A. (2000) Promoting health literacy: a case study in the prevention of diarrhoeal disease from Bangladesh.; Health Promotion International, 15:4, 285-291.
A case study of a project to prevent diarrhoea in rural Bangladesh argues that health promotioninterventions must respond to the local context and needs. The article focuses on communication, community need and participation, identification of socio-economic and environmental determinants, and the role of field workers in interventions.