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Emerging infectious diseases from the global to the local perspective : a summary of a workshop of the Forum on Emerging Infections

Author: Jonathan R Davis; Joshua Lederberg; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Forum on Emerging Infections.; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Board on Global Health.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©2001.
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And Assessment -- Introduction -- Emerging infections in Latin America -- Emerging infections in Africa -- Emerging infections in Asia and the Pacific -- Emerging infections in Europe -- References -- Appendixes.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan R Davis; Joshua Lederberg; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Forum on Emerging Infections.; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Board on Global Health.
ISBN: 9780309071840 0309071844
OCLC Number: 46876899
Description: xiv, 118 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Summary and Assessment; Emerging Infections: The Global Picture; Factors in Emergence of Infectiouse Diseases; Need for Coordination and Collaboration; Networks of Global Surveillance; Taking Advangate of Windows of Opportunity; Introduction; Emerging Infections in Latin America; Overview; Emerging Infections in Colombia: A National Perspective; A National Strategy for Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Argentine Case of 1999; Diagnosis, Epidemiological Surveillance, and Control Programs for Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases in Mexico; Response of the Pan American Health Organization to Emerging Infectious Diseases in Latin America and the Carribbean; Emerging Infections in Africa; Overview; Integrated Disease Surveillance and Epidemic Preparedness and Response in Africa; Global Emerging Infectious Diseases; Emerging Infections in Africa: The who Response; Emerging Infections in Asia and the Pacific; Overview; Emerging Infectious Diseases in Hong Kong and Their Public Health Significance; Emerging Diseases in the Australasian Region; Interational Smart Partnership in Emerging Diseases: Sense and Sensitivity; Emerging Infections in Europe; Overview; Pandemic Strategic Planning; A View from the Ground: Tuberculosis as an Example of a Reemerging Infectious Disease in the Former Soviet Union; European Responses to Emerging Infections and Their Policy; Implications; References; Appendixes; A Glossary and Acronyms; B Workshop Agenda; C Workshop Participants; D Forum Member and Staff Biographies
Responsibility: Jonathan R. Davis and Joshua Lederberg, editors ; Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine.
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In October 1999, the Forum on Emerging Infections of the Institute of Medicine convened a two-day workshop titled International Aspects of Emerging Infections. This book includes summaries of the  Read more...

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