You are here: Home / Training / Trainings We Offer / Webinars / Maintaining Business Continuity After a Public Health Disaster

Maintaining Business Continuity After a Public Health Disaster

December 20, 2005. In this one-hour Hot Topics webinar, Gene Matthews, JD, compares and contrasts recovery and business continuity between cities that have experienced major disasters.

Quick Facts

Topics: Emergency Preparedness & Disasters, Leadership & Management

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

NWCPHP trainings are accessed through PH LearnLink. See help.

Description

In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Gene Matthews, JD, compares and contrasts recovery and business continuity between cities that have experienced major disasters. The naturally occurring public health emergencies of SARS in Toronto and Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans highlight the significance of business continuity following major disasters. The presentation focuses on lessons learned and reinforces the need for public health to think about the role of business, large and small, and offer suggestions for establishing cooperative working arrangements between the sectors in order to support a successful recovery process.

Air date: December 20, 2005

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how private and public sector relationships are altered during a disaster.
  • Explain how establishing cooperative working arrangements between public health and the private sector can help speed economic recovery from emergency situations.
  • List 3 strategies that would encourage residents and businesses to resume normal social and commercial activities.

Intended Audience

Public health administration and program managers; Allied medical and healthcare professionals; Public information officers; Private sector business

Slides

Quick Facts

Topics: Emergency Preparedness & Disasters, Leadership & Management

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

Presenter

Gene Matthews, JD, is the Director of the Institute of Public Health Law, a part of the CDC Foundation in Atlanta, Georgia, that works to expand the use of law as a tool in the practice of public health through outreach, training, and coordinated research. From 1979 until 2004, Matthews was the Legal Advisor to the CDC. As a public health law expert, he is frequently called upon to lecture on cutting-edge legal issues facing public health, such as bioterrorism preparedness, confidentiality, and livable communities.

Competencies

TREE
http://www.nwcphp.org/training/opportunities/webinars/maintaining-business-continuity-after-a-public-health-disaster/@@at_widget_dynatree_json?fieldname=training_competency
selectMode,2/minExpandLevel,0/rootVisible,False/autoCollapse,False/title,Competencies/checkbox,False