Zika virus infection: step by step guide on Risk Communications and Community Engagement
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This document offers suggested risk communication actions in relation to Zika virus infection and other health issues linked to this disease. It is directed toward ministers of health and other health sector actors who, with their national (multi-disciplinary) teams for communication and social mobilization, will be able to adapt the provided information to the needs of their countries and audiences.
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