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TELL ME

NDLSF Participating Partner in TELL ME TELLME 2

The National Disaster Life Support Foundation (NDLSF) is pleased to report that it has been a participating partner in a European Union Grant entitled "Transparent communication in Epidemics: Learning Lessons from experience, delivering effective Messages, providing Evidence (TELL ME)”.  The grant supported the efforts of 12 organizations located in 7 countries.  The aim of the project is to provide evidence and to develop models for improved risk communication during infectious disease crises.  TELL ME combines public health, social sciences, behavioral sciences, political sciences, law, ethics, communication and media, in order to develop original communication strategies regarding complicated messages and advice based on uncertainties, also addressing vaccine-resistant groups.  For more information about this project please visit the TELL ME web-site at http://tellmeproject.eu.

NLM Releases New Resources on Recent Public Health Incidents

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) recently developed resource lists for three public health emergencies affecting both local and global communities. An incident web page was created to gather resources on the emerging health issues arising from the Zika Virus. Two PDF documents on recent chemical incidents have been updated. Links to these lists are included below and also can be found on the NLM Disaster Health home page

Zika Virus Health Information Resources

Aliso Canyon/Porter Ranch Gas Leak

Lead in Flint, Michigan Water System

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