|WH Projects and Activities - Influenza|
The transmission of infectious diseases such as influenza is a major problem that affects both patients as well as health care workers. Health care workers are especially vulnerable to influenza, as they are at the frontline against the spread of emerging and existing infections.
PAHO and its Collaborating Centers in Occupational Health are working with member states on several activities to reduce the risk of transmission of influenza in the workplace.
Some activities that had been done in 2009 include:
*These resources and materials can be accessed via the Geolibrary under the special section on influenza.
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization