IHR/Epidemic Alert and Response and Water Borne Diseases
The Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) recommends that Member States maintain the capacity to detect any unusual health event, including those that may be associated with a new subtype of influenza A. Encourages Member States to update and implement the relevant components of multi-risk plans for preparedness and response to public health events.
The organization does not advise special screening at points of entry with regard to this event, nor does it recommend that any travel or trade restrictions be applied.
|Read the full document: 3 April 2013 Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in China|
Dominican Republic is first country in the Americas to publish guidelines for clinical management of chikungunya
Prepared by the Ministry of Public Health with support from PAHO/WHO, the guidelines facilitate timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment of the disease.