Handbook on simulation exercises in EU public health settings

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Handbook on simulation exercises in EU public health settings – How to develop simulation exercises within the framework of public health response to communicable diseases. Stockholm: ECDC; 2014.

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​The purpose of this simulation exercise handbook is to support organisations in the public health sector in strengthening their response to events involving communicable diseases, based on effective simulation exercises as a part of preparedness.This handbook is meant to serve as a guide on how to guarantee strategic-level support of decision-makers in order to set an exercise programme within the preparedness plans of the organisation; and how to take all the necessary steps in conceptualising, designing, planning, coordinating, conducting and evaluating simulation exercises.