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Title:

How to Steward Medical Countermeasures and Public Trust in an Emergency – A Communication Casebook for FDA and Its Public Health Partners

Authors:
Monica Schoch-Spana, Gigi Kwik Gronvall, Emily Brunson, Tara Kirk Sell, Sanjana Ravi, Matthew P. Shearer. Hannah Collins
Date posted:
October 03, 2016
Publication type:
Report
Publisher:
UPMC Center for Health Security
Introduction:

How the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other US government officials convey information about medical countermeasures (MCMs) will affect uptake, compliance, and ultimately survival in the aftermath of a natural disease emergency or a chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear (CBRN) attack. Moreover, effective communication regarding MCMs has the potential to strengthen psychological resilience as well as engender public trust in science, government, and public health.

 

 

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