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What's New

Influenza A (H1N1): Lessons Learned and Preparing for the Future

A H1N1 - An Outbreak Timeline

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Surveillance

Featured Surveillance Items

SARS: Global Alert, Global Response
This presentation of eight PowerPoint slides outlines how vital the global alert and response was in containing the worldwide SARS epidemic, how SARS is transmitted, its economic effects, and lessons learned for future application.
PowerPoint

Situation Reports

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Preventing disease through healthy environments: Towards an estimate of the environmental burden of disease

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Fire Tragedy in Paraguay

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Volcanic Eruption in Montserrat

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Charts on the Morbidity Situation of Children under Five in the Region of the Americas

Incidence/Mortality/Case Fatality

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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

Outbreaks

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Epidemiological Alerts Archives, 20032008

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WHO Guidance on Public Health Measures in Countries Experiencing Their First Outbreaks of H5N1 Avian Influenza

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WHO recommendations relating to travellers coming from and going to countries experiencing outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza

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Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER): Vol. 80, No. 33, pp. 277-288

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Epidemic Alert and Response

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National Influenza Pandemic Plans

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SARS: Global Alert, Global Response

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SARS: Developing a Research Response (30 May 2003, NIH/NIAID, Bethesda, MD, USA)

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WHA56.R29: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome: Resolution of the World Health Assembly

Guidelines and Manuals

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Infection Control Strategies for Specific Procedures in Health-Care Facilities: Epidemic-prone and pandemic-prone acute respiratory diseases, A Quick Reference Guide

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Epidemic-prone & pandemic-prone acute respiratory diseases: Infection prevention & control in health-care facilities, Summary guidance

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Infection Prevention and Control of Epidemic- and Pandemic-Prone Acute Respiratory Diseases in Health Care: WHO Interim Guidelines

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WHO Guidance on Public Health Measures in Countries Experiencing Their First Outbreaks of H5N1 Avian Influenza

... more Guidelines and Manuals.

Resistance Surveillance

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Third Joint Meeting of the Networks for Surveillance of Emerging Infectious Diseases (Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 26-28 February 2004)

Laboratories

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CSP27.R10: Regional Policy and Strategy for Ensuring Quality of Health Care, Including Patient Safety

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PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centers and WHO Reference Laboratory for Influenza in the Americas

Quality Control

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CSP27.R10: Regional Policy and Strategy for Ensuring Quality of Health Care, Including Patient Safety

Quality Assurance

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CSP27.R10: Regional Policy and Strategy for Ensuring Quality of Health Care, Including Patient Safety

Health Profiles and Data

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Regional Core Health Data System - Indicators Glossary

Product Types and/or Keywords:
Product Types (register under only one):
Situation Reports, Country Profiles, Forms, Guidelines and Manuals, Health Profiles and Data, Statistical Databases, Other Databases
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Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)

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