Volume 10 Supplement 1

Disease surveillance, capacity building and implementation of the International Health Regulations [IHR(2005)]

Reviews

Edited by Rebecca L Katz, Jose A Fernandez and Scott JN McNabb

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  1. Review

    Global health security and the International Health Regulations

    Global nuclear proliferation, bioterrorism, and emerging infections have challenged national capacities to achieve and maintain global security. Over the last century, emerging infectious disease threats resul...

    Jon Kim Andrus, Ximena Aguilera, Otavio Oliva and Sylvain Aldighieri

    BMC Public Health 2010 10(Suppl 1):S2

    Published on: 3 December 2010

  2. Review

    Strengthening public health surveillance and response using the health systems strengthening agenda in developing countries

    There is increased interest in strengthening health systems for developing countries. However, at present, there is common uncertainty about how to accomplish this task. Specifically, several nations are faced...

    Peter Nsubuga, Okey Nwanyanwu, John N Nkengasong, David Mukanga and Murray Trostle

    BMC Public Health 2010 10(Suppl 1):S5

    Published on: 3 December 2010

  3. Review

    Integrated Disease Investigations and Surveillance planning: a systems approach to strengthening national surveillance and detection of events of public health importance in support of the International Health Regulations

    The international community continues to define common strategic themes of actions to improve global partnership and international collaborations in order to protect our populations. The International Health R...

    Celine H Taboy, Will Chapman, Adilya Albetkova, Sarah Kennedy and Mark A Rayfield

    BMC Public Health 2010 10(Suppl 1):S6

    Published on: 3 December 2010

  4. Review

    Laboratory capacity building for the International Health Regulations (IHR[2005]) in resource-poor countries: the experience of the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

    Laboratory is one of the core capacities that countries must develop for the implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR[2005]) since laboratory services play a major role in all the key proces...

    Monica Musenero Masanza, Ndlovu Nqobile, David Mukanga and Sheba Nakacubo Gitta

    BMC Public Health 2010 10(Suppl 1):S8

    Published on: 3 December 2010

  5. Review

    Assessment of core capacities for the International Health Regulations (IHR[2005]) – Uganda, 2009

    Uganda is currently implementing the International Health Regulations (IHR[2005]) within the context of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR). The IHR(2005) require countries to assess the abilit...

    Joseph F Wamala, Charles Okot, Issa Makumbi, Nasan Natseri, Annet Kisakye, Miriam Nanyunja, Barnabas Bakamutumaho, Julius J Lutwama, Rajesh Sreedharan, Jun Xing, Peter Gaturuku, Thomas Aisu, Fernando Da Silveira and Stella Chungong

    BMC Public Health 2010 10(Suppl 1):S9

    Published on: 3 December 2010

  6. Review

    U.S. Government engagement in support of global disease surveillance

    Global cooperation is essential for coordinated planning and response to public health emergencies, as well as for building sufficient capacity around the world to detect, assess and respond to health events. ...

    Rebecca L Katz, Leana M López, Joseph F Annelli, Ray R Arthur, Dennis Carroll, Leonard W Chapman, Kenneth Cole, Cyril G Gay, Daniel L Lowe, Gary Resnick and Kevin L Russell

    BMC Public Health 2010 10(Suppl 1):S13

    Published on: 3 December 2010

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