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

A H1N1 - An Outbreak Timeline

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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.
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Detailed Description

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Antimicrobial Resistance (WHO Fact Sheet No. 194)

Case Definition

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Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

Fact Sheets

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Health Surveillance and Disease Prevention and Control at PAHO

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Antimicrobial Resistance (WHO Fact Sheet No. 194)

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Communicable Disease Prevention and Control at PAHO: Aims, Strategies and Lines of Action

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About Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)

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Frequently-Asked Questions

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Avian Influenza: Frequently Asked Questions (Weekly Epidemiological Record 80:44, pp. 377-384)

Travel Advisory

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Travelers' Health

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International Travel and Health

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

Related Sites

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Investing in Global Health: 'Best Buys' and Priorities for Action in Developing Countries

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Travelers' Health

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International Travel and Health

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National Influenza Pandemic Plans

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PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centers

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

Networks

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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 1225 March 2004

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

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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 1, No. 186 November 2003

Slides

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SARS: Global Alert, Global Response

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Master Infection Control Presentation: Infection Control Measures to Prevent Hospital Transmission (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome/SARS)

Speeches from the Director

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

General Announcements

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A H1N1 - An Outbreak Timeline

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Almost a quarter of all disease caused by environmental exposure

Directories and Disease/Health-Topic Pages

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Avian Influenza

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Pandemic Influenza

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Seasonal Influenza

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Influenza

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Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)

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