Pandemic influenza preparedness and response a WHO guidance document

"Influenza pandemics are unpredictable but recurring events that can have severe consequences on societies worldwide. This revised WHO guidance publication on pandemic influenza preparedness and response acknowledges that pandemic preparedness is centered around health sectors planning but must...

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Main Author: Fukuda, Keiji
Corporate Author: World Health Organization Global Influenza Programme
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Geneva World Health Organization c2009, 2009
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Summary:"Influenza pandemics are unpredictable but recurring events that can have severe consequences on societies worldwide. This revised WHO guidance publication on pandemic influenza preparedness and response acknowledges that pandemic preparedness is centered around health sectors planning but must also be broader. WHO therefore advocates a "whole-of-society" approach to sustainable and ethical pandemic preparedness while focusing in more detail on the role of the health sector. The roles of WHO and national governments are outlined to create a better understanding of how health and non-health sectors, both public and private, all contribute to pandemic preparedness"--Publisher's description
Item Description:Cover title. - "Global Influenza Programme.". - "Edited by Keiji Fukuda ... [et al.]"--P. 3. - This guidance is an update of WHO global influenza preparedness plan : the role of WHO and recommendations for national measures before and during pandemics, published March 2005 (WHO/CDS/CSR/GIP/2005.5). - Corrigendum for p. 32-33 included
Physical Description:58 p. ill
ISBN:9241547685
9789241547680