The international framework for epidemic preparedness and response does not include a role for research.
The role of European Medical Corps Public Health Teams is to work with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health in countries affected by a health emergency in assessment and response activities.
The prototype works like a 3D printer for biological material, speeding up the process of synthesizing and transporting DNA.
The government will provide free medicine to developing nations where there have been outbreaks of infectious diseases such as Ebola and bird flu.
This course seeks to equip responders with the latest know-how to manage outbreaks of known and emerging diseases.
The catastrophe bond will pay out depending on outbreak size, growth rate, and the number of countries affected.
Impoverished countries have limited laboratory service, infrastructure, and epidemiological capabilities making pandemic preparedness and response difficult.
This document highlights both the progress and gaps in pandemic influenza preparedness and response capabilities. The plan updates the 2005 US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Pandemic Influenza Plan and its interim updates.
The Global Action Plan for Influenza Vaccines seeks enough pandemic vaccine to immunize 70 percent of the world’s population with two doses.
This World Health Organization (WHO) guideline: Infection prevention and control of epidemic- and pandemic-prone acute respiratory infections in health care provides recommendations, best practices and principles for non-pharmacological aspects of infection prevention and control for acute respiratory infections in health care settings.