Dr Mira J.Dasic had an opening video address during the training workshop for public health professionals and SEE journalists on public health partnership with media to communicate science during health emergencies, that took place in Vienna, Austria on 21-23 March 2023. The Workshop is organized by the Southeast European Center for Surveillance and Control of Infectious Diseases (SECID), designated as SEEHN Regional Health Development Center on communicable diseases, under the framework of the project “Improving influenza program and enhancing influenza and other viral respiratory pathogens through integration of all existing surveillance systems and using one health surveillance approach”.

The main aim of the training workshop was to introduce SEE journalists and public health specialists to different approaches to risk and science communication and partnerships using examples such as the emergency challenges faced during the COVID-19 pandemic and others.
The workshop brought together journalists and public health professionals from SEE countries to reinforce the role that media can play in a public health emergency response through accurate, ethical and responsible reporting.

Link to the video address

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