Canadian Pandemic Influenza Preparedness: Communications strategy

B Henry
2018 Canada Communicable Disease Report  
When faced with uncertainty and unpredictability, early and transparent communication during a pandemic is critical to build trust and to ensure the credibility of public health advice. The responsibility for communicating with Canadians during a pandemic is shared by federal, provincial, territorial and local governments. A common plan is needed to ensure consistent, coordinated and appropriate communication. Canada's diversity in terms of its size, geography, languages and culture also
more » ... s a multifaceted approach so that the right message is delivered at the right time to the right person in the right format. Suggested citation: Henry B on behalf of the Canadian Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (CPIP) Task Group. Canadian Pandemic Influenza Preparedness: Communications strategy. Can Commun Dis Rep. 2018;44(5): 106-9.
doi:10.14745/ccdr.v44i05a03 fatcat:3rxqqnmcbbhfpjub52mn4uhrry