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Making preparation count : [publication] : lessons from the avian influenza outbreak in Turkey /

by World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe, 2006, cop. 2006Description: VII, 47 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9289013869.SAPHIR theme(s): Systèmes de santéMeSH subject(s): Influenza A Virus, H5N1 Subtype | Influenza, Human | Disease Outbreaks | Sentinel Surveillance | International Cooperation | Public Health Administration | Influenza, Human -- prevention & control | Disease Outbreaks -- prevention & control | Turkey | Europe | Case ReportsPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: This booklet describes the outbreak of human cases of avian influenza in Turkey and the national and international response. Drawing on interviews with some of the key health workers and major agencies involved - the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), as well as WHO - it points out practical lessons that national and international public health agencies and policy-makers can use to respond effectively to future outbreaks and a possible avian influenza pandemic. [WHO]
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This booklet describes the outbreak of human cases of avian influenza in Turkey and the national and international response. Drawing on interviews with some of the key health workers and major agencies involved - the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), as well as WHO - it points out practical lessons that national and international public health agencies and policy-makers can use to respond effectively to future outbreaks and a possible avian influenza pandemic. [WHO]