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

Technical information


Travel and Transport

International travel and health (ITH)
Publication date: on going
Source: WHO
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International travel and health : situation as on 1 January 2010
Publication date: 2010
Source: WHO
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International travel and health : situation as on 1 January 2009
Publication date: 2009
Source: WHO
French Portugese Spanish

IHR authorized ports list
Publication date: 2010
Source: WHO
English

Guide to Hygiene and Sanitation in Aviation - 3rd edition
Publication date: 2009
Source: WHO
English

Guide to hygiene and sanitation in aviation - 2nd edition
Publication date: 1978(under revision)
Source: WHO
French Spanish

Assessment tool for core capacity requirements at designated airports, ports and ground crossings
Publication date: 2009
Source: WHO
Web site:
English French Technical document: English French

Guidance on regulations for the transport of infectious substances 2009-2010 - applicable as from 1 January 2009
Publication date: 2008
Source: WHO
English French Spanish Japanese

WHO technical advice for case management of Influenza A(H1N1) in air transport
Publication date: 2009
Source: WHO in collaboration with IATA and ICAO
English

Guidance on regulations for the transport of infectious substances 2007-2008
Publication date: 2005
Chinese Russian

Transport of Infectious Substances - Background to the amendments adopted in the 13th revision of the United Nations Model Regulations guiding the transport of infectious substances
Publication date: 2004
Source: WHO
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International medical guides for ships - 3rd edition Including the Ship's Medicine Chest
Publication date: 2007
Source: WHO
English

Ship sanitation certificates - technical - Interim technical advice for inspection and issuance of ship sanitation certificates
Publication date: 2007
Source: WHO
English

Ship sanitation certificates - legal -Implementation of Ship Sanitation Control Exemption Certificate/Ship Sanitation Control Certificate
Publication date: 2007
Source: WHO
English

Ship sanitation certificates - legal - Note on arrangements for the issuance of Ship Sanitation Certificates
Publication date: 2007
Source: WHO
English

International certificate of vaccination or prophylaxis
Publication date: 2007
Source: WHO
http://www.who.int/ihr/IVC200_06_26.pdf">English

Public health passenger locator card
Publication date: 2006
Source: ICAO and WHO
English

Review and approval of proposed amendments to the International Health Regulations - Ground crossings and ground transport conveyances in the International Health Regulations
Publication date: 2005
Source: WHO
English

Ship Sanitation and Health
Fact sheet No. 269
Publication date: 2002
Source: WHO
English French

Guidelines for the safe transport of infectious substances and diagnostic specimens
Publication date: 1997
Source: WHO
English French Spanish

Guide to ship Sanitation
Publication date: 1967, reprinted in 1987 with minor amendments (under revision)
Source: WHO
English

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