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

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Surveillance and response

Health systems strengthening
Source: WHO
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Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals - Immunization surveillance, assessment and monitoring
Source: WHO
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Global polio Eradication Initiative: weekly updates of latest reported polio cases and immunization response
Source: CDC, Rotary International, UNICEF, WHO
Web site: English

Updated WHO guidance for the use of Annex 2 of the International Health Regulations (2005) - Decision instrument for the assessment and notification of events that may constitute a public health emergency of international concern
Publication date: 2010
Source: WHO
English

IHR monitoring framework: checklist and indicators for monitoring progress in the development of IHR core capacities in State Parties and summary of processes used in the development of the IHR monitoring framework and indicators
Publication date: 2010
Source: WHO
Checklist English Process English

Handbook on monitoring and evaluation of human resources for health, with special applications in low- and middle-income countries
Publication date: 2009
Source: USAID-World Bank-WHO
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Communicable disease alert and response for mass gatherings - key considerations
Publication date: 2008
Source: WHO
English

WHO Technical consultation on the "Implementation and Evaluation of Annex 2 of the IHR (2005)"
Publication date: 2008
Source: WHO
English

Case definitions for the four diseases requiring notification to WHO in all circumstances under the IHR (2005)
Publication date: 2008
Source: WHO
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Communicable disease alert and response for mass gatherings - Technical workshop, Geneva, Switzerland, 29-30 April 2008
Publication date: 2008
Source: WHO
English

Early Warning and Response to Outbreaks and other Public Health Events: A Guide
Publication date: 2008
Source: WHO SEARO
English

Early recognition, reporting and infection control management of acute respiratory diseases of potential international concern
Publication date: 2008
Source: WHO
English

Global framework for immunization monitoring and surveillance
Publication date: 2007
Source: WHO
English

Strengthening national capacities for epidemic preparedness and response in support to national implementation of IHR (2005)
Report of a WHO meeting, Lyon, France, 2-5 May 2006
Publication date: 2006
Source: WHO
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Setting priorities in communicable disease surveillance
Publication date: 2006
Source: WHO
English

Communicable disease surveillance and response, guide to monitoring and evaluating
Publication date: 2006
Source: WHO
English

Communicable disease surveillance and response systems. A guide to planning
Publication date: 2006
Source: WHO
English

Communicable disease control in emergencies - A field manual
Publication date: 2005
Source: WHO
English Chinese Part 1 Chinese Part 2

Evaluating the costs and benefits of national surveillance and response systems: Methodologies and options
Publication date: 2005
Source: WHO
English

WHO recommended standards for surveillance of selected vaccine-preventable diseases
Publication date: 2003
Source: WHO
English

Protocol for the assessment of national communicable disease surveillance and response systems - Guidelines for assessment teams
Publication date: 2001
Source: WHO
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WHO recommended surveillance standards
Publication date: 1999 (under revision)
Source: WHO/UNAIDS
English French pages 1-100 French pages 101-195

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