In recent years, the health impacts of infectious disease outbreaks, natural disasters, industrial and environmental catastrophes, and conflict have captured the world’s attention and reinforced the importance of strengthening public health systems to better protect communities and populations from naturally occurring and human-caused threats.
The National Preparedness Leadership Initiative is a joint program of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Combing the resources and thinking of these two entities enable their faculty to help program participants appreciate and prepare for the full range of crisis leadership challenges, from the health and well-being of diverse communities to the intricacies of multi-entity operations, and working with political officials and the media.
This week we are talking to Eric McNulty from the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative at Harvard. We have had Eric on to talk about the NPLI, however today we are talking about the new book that has just been releases called You’re it.
So, I do see this as a time of extraordinary turbulence, and I think over history, we go through them. There are periods that are more stable, and then you get turbulent…