Global Alert and Response (GAR)

WHO Global Conference on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
17 - 18 June 2003

SARS coronavirus; Courtesy: University of Hong Kong
SARS coronavirus; Courtesy: University of Hong Kong

The WHO Global Conference on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), was held in the Sunway Lagoon Resort Hotel, Persiaran Lagoon, Bandar Sunway, 46150, Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 17-18 June 2003.

Objectives

  • to review the scientific findings on SARS, and
  • to examine the public health interventions to contain the diseases.

The working language of the meeting was English. Chinese interpretation was provided during plenary sessions.

SARS

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

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