Course 7: Risk Communication and Community Engagement for COVID-19
As a community-based health worker, you can use risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) to encourage your community to make informed decisions and positive health behavior changes. Throughout this course we will give you an overview of the different elements of RCCE and strategies you can use during the COVID-19 pandemic to help your community stay safe and healthy.
- Describe the purpose of RCCE and the relationship between risk communication and community engagement.
- Explain how to practice RCCE in guiding the community through a public health emergency like COVID-19.
- Describe how RCCE can help you translate information into health behavior change, including for vulnerable populations and fellow health workers in your community.