Alert, response, and capacity building under the International Health Regulations (IHR)

Health hazards

Although the vast majority of threats to international public health security are posed by well known epidemic-prone infectious diseases, often result of a transmission from vertebrate animals to humans, countries must also be ready to respond to diseases that may arise from industrial pollution, unsafe food or radiological events. These accidents that may put millions of people at risk in several countries.

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