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Main Title The impact of globalization on infectious disease emergence and control : exploring the consequences and opportunities : workshop summary /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Knobler, Stacey.
Mahmoud, Adel A. F.
Lemon, Stanley M.
Publisher National Academies Press,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 62736883
ISBN 0309100984; 9780309100984
Subjects Communicable diseases--Prevention--Congresses ; Communicable diseases--Prevention--Case studies--Congresses ; Communicable Disease Control ; Communicable Diseases--transmission ; Disease Outbreaks--prevention & control ; Disease Transmission, Infectious--prevention & control ; Health Policy ; International Cooperation ; èUbertragbare Krankheit ; Gesundheitsfèorderung ; Globalisierung ; Gesundheitspolitik ; Internationale Kooperation ; Epidemie ; Communicable Disease Control--Congresses ; Communicable Diseases--transmission--Congresses ; Disease Outbreaks--prevention & control--Congresses ; Disease Transmission--prevention & control--Congresses ; Health Policy--Congresses ; International Cooperation--Congresses
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National Academies Press
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  RA643.I47 2006 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/15/2006
Collation xv, 227 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
A world in motion: the global movement of people, products, pathogens, and power -- Examining the consequences: a changing landscape -- The global application of knowledge, tools, and technology: opportunities and obstacles -- Creating a framwork for progress. Report of a workshop by the Forum on Microbial Threats which explored the impact of increasingly integrated trade, economic development, human movement, and cultural exchange on patters of disease emergence; identified opportunities for countering the effects of globalization on infectious diseases; examined the scientific evidence supporting current and potential global strategies; and considered newly available response methods and tools available for use by private industry, public health agencies, regulatory agencies, policy makers, and academic researcher.