Reducing excess mortality from common illnesses during an influenza pandemic WHO guidelines for emergency health interventions in community settings

These guidelines aim to provide strategies for prevention and treatment, at the community and household levels, of the most likely contributors to mortality from common illnesses during an influenza pandemic. They comprise recommendations to support a minimum level of continuity for priority public...

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Corporate Authors: World Health Organization, World Health Organization Disease Control in Humanitarian Emergencies, World Health Organization Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response
Other Authors: Papowitz, Heather (Editor), Watson, John (Editor), Gayer, Michelle (Editor), Martin, Stephen (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Geneva Disease Control in Humanitarian Emergencies, Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response, World Health Organization 2008, 2008
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:These guidelines aim to provide strategies for prevention and treatment, at the community and household levels, of the most likely contributors to mortality from common illnesses during an influenza pandemic. They comprise recommendations to support a minimum level of continuity for priority public health programmes during a pandemic. They are designed primarily for community-level programming in resource-poor settings (urban, semi-urban and rural) but are applicable to a wide range of situations
Item Description:Title from PDF title page. - "WHO/HSE/EPR/DCE/2008.6"
Physical Description:1 online resource (1 PDF file (37 pages))