Global Alert and Response (GAR)

Effective Media Communication during Public Health Emergencies

WHO Handbook and Field Guide


The handbook describes a seven-step process to assist officials and others to communicate effectively through the media during emergencies.

Field Guide
The Field Guide is a shortened version of the Handbook. It highlights the practical aspects of the seven-step approach .

Wall Chart
The chart shows the seven-step approach and provides easily recalled key information and advice.