1999 Collected trends in incidence of smallpox, rather tan politically correct data Fieldworkers considered selves also as researchers Continuous collection of data by everyone Continuous development of new methods for surveillance
HAC Program: manpower surge at local level cross-pollinating from headquarters/field offices Engaging and informative global website in 6 different languages: Disseminate latest alerts/warnings globally Resources for regional offices Links to shared resources across regional sites Blue Trunk program Qualitative indicators for the monitoring of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Knowledge Management (KM) Policy Rule #5: strengthening organizational capacity, advocating adoption of KM in the field of public health, and improving capacity implementing KM at country level
Give students 5 minutes to review & discuss privately; then 2-3 minutes each to report out Microsoft document – copy 5 strategic directions from KM document without numbering them, and xerox and cut apart into 4 sets. 3 for students and 1 for Dr. Carter.
The World Health Organization as a Continuous Learning Organization
Prioritize in order of significance to WHO’s learning capacity
Be prepared to justify ranking
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