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The SARS Epidemic
Appendix D: WHO cooperation against disease

Revised from material by M.J. Peterson

The following materials are useful in providing context on the World Health Organization and its role in regulating the SARS outbreak.

  1. International Health Regulations 1969, http://www.who.int/ihr/current/en/index.html
  2. International Health Regulations 2005, www.who.int/csr/ihr/en/
  3. Information about WHO’s Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network http://www.who.int/csr/outbreaknetwork/en/
  4. Information about the Epidemic and Pandemic Alert & Response Operation www.who.int/csr/alertresponse/en/index.html
  5. WHO resolution on SARS, May 2003, www.who.int/csr/sars/WHA56-48.pdf

 


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