Dick Thompson

About Dick Thompson

Dick Thompson is former team leader for the World Health Organization Pandemic and Outbreak Communication.

Communicating News of an Outbreak

By and Avian Flu, A Pandemic & the Role of Journalists: Excerpts From a Conference March 15, 2007

For those who will bear the responsibility of communicating to journalists during an outbreak of pandemic flu, the preparation comes in the daily exchanges they are having already with reporters and in working internally to establish guidelines for how best to get information out to the public in ways that are trustworthy and timely. Read more