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Infectious disease--a global health threat

Infectious disease--a global health threat

report of the National Science and Technology Council, Committee on International Science, Engineering, and Technology, Working Group on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases.

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Published by Executive Office of the President of the United States in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- National Science and Technology Council. -- Working Group on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases.,
  • Communicable diseases.,
  • Environmental health.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInfectious disease, a global health threat.
    ContributionsUnited States. Executive Office of the President.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 p. :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15417807M

      Infectious diseases are the third leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause worldwide. As the new millennium approaches, the public health community must replenish capacity depleted during years of inadequate funding while simultaneously incorporating new technologies and planning for the longer term. Among the challenges facing the public health Cited by: HIV/AIDS, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and the most recent pandemic H1N1 influenza are only a few of many examples of emerging infectious diseases in the modern world ; each of these diseases has caused global societal and economic impact related to unexpected illnesses and deaths, as well as interference with travel, business Cited by:

    3 Infectious Diseases, Pandemic Influenza, and Antimicrobial Resistance: Global Health Security Is National Security. National security is not just about protection from state and nonstate actors, but also encompasses protection from emerging infectious diseases and other health outcomes that can threaten the nation’s economic vitality and its very way of life. The interested reader can find more detailed information about the topics covered by this conference by referring to the following publications: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Addressing Emerging Infectious Disease Threats: A Prevention Strategy for the United States. Atlanta: CDC.

      Guiding this framework’s development are insights gleaned from the more mature study of post-disaster reconstruction and rehabilitation as well as recognition that post-outbreak recovery – which involves infectious disease, a biological hazard – presents challenges and opportunities distinct from events involving geological or. The NSTC reports, "Infectious Disease -- A Global Health Threat" (September ), "Meeting the Challenge -- A Research Agenda for Health, Safety, and Food" (February ), and "Proceedings of the Conference on Human Health and Global Climate Change" (May ), make a number of recommendations to improve our surveillance, prevention, and.


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Brower and Chalk's book is a powerful and useful argument for the urgent need to integrate and streamline public health and national security strategies. Patrick J. McConnon The SARS virus is only the latest sign that infectious diseases truly are a global by: Global Infectious Disease Surveillance and Detection: Assessing the Challenges⬠Finding Solutions: Workshop Summary (International Cooperation to Reduce Global Threats) [Institute of Medicine, Board on Global Health, Forum on Microbial Threats, Mack, Alison, Choffnes, Eileen R., Sparling, P.

Frederick, Hamburg, Margaret A., Lemon, Stanley M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Paperback. Brower and Chalk, authors of The Global Threat of New and Reemerging Infectious Diseases: Reconciling U.S. National Security and Public Health Policy, describe their book’s purpose as examining “the changing nature of security” and focusing on “the threat of infectious diseases.”Author: Patrick J.

McConnon. Infectious Disease Infectious disease--a global health threat book to Global Health Security: This course will introduce students to the major health security threats that face the US and other countries and the strategies, policies and organizations that are in place to defend against them.

Throughout the course, we will make notes of areas where approaches to health security have evolved. Two months ago the White House adopted a new national public health policy for dealing with ominous threats of emerging and reemerging infections. The policy was based on a report called Infectious Disease—A Global Health Threat, released in Cited by: "Brower and Chalk's book is a powerful and useful argument for the urgent need to integrate and streamline public health and national security strategies." - Emerging Infectious Diseases "The SARS virus is only the latest sign that infectious diseases truly are a global by: New and reemerging infectious diseases will pose a rising global health threat and will complicate US and global security over the next 20 years.

These diseases will endanger US citizens at home and abroad, threaten US armed forces deployed overseas, and exacerbate social and political insta. Infectious Diseases are the biggest threat to global health” “Infectious diseases constitute a major problem for the world, but even more so in the developing world” (Fonkwo, ).

Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi; the diseases can be transmitted, directly or indirectly, from one person to another (WHO, ).

Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website.

Infectious diseases: WHO health topic page on infectious diseases provides links to descriptions of infectious diseases activities, reports, news and events, as well as contacts and cooperating partners in the various WHO programmes and offices working on this topic.

Chapter 4 summarizes the means by which sovereign states and nations must adopt a global public health mind-set and develop a new organizational framework to maximize the opportunities and overcome the challenges created by globalization and build the necessary capacity to respond effectively to emerging infectious disease by: The Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change brings together clinicians, anthropologists, epidemiologists, and public health specialists, who approach the study of infectious diseases from the vantage point of multiple and complementary disciplines.

The United States is at the forefront of global health. U.S. leadership and investments in global health have accelerated progress towards real and tangible results: eliminating infectious disease epidemics, ending preventable maternal and child deaths, achieving an AIDS-free generation, and protecting the American public from health threats.

The global nature of the threat posed by new and reemerging infectious diseases will require international cooperation in identifying, controlling, and preventing these diseases. Because of this need for international cooperation, international law will certainly play a role in the global strategy for the control of emerging diseases.

Disease Threats Our “war” on infectious microbes has restricted the spread of several pathogens and drastically reduced the burden of human disease.

But we are a long way from conquering infectious diseases. Get this from a library. Infectious disease-- a global health threat: report of the National Science and Technology Council, Committee on International Science, Engineering, and Technology, Working Group on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases.

[National Science and Technology Council (U.S.). Working Group on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases. Weekly Epidemiological Record,72, 5 Committee on International Science, Engineering, and Technology Infectious Disease-A Global Health Threat.

US Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 6 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Addressing Emerging Infectious Disease Threats: A Prevention Strategy For The United by:   In today’s interconnected world, diseases are able to spread farther and faster than ever before.

A health threat anywhere is a health threat everywhere. Nearly 70% of the world’s nations remain underprepared to manage and control health emergencies. Infectious diseases present a formidable threat to the world today.

Not only are new infectious diseases emerging, but those presumed to be contained or eradicated are re-emerging. Purchase Infectious Diseases - 3rd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN. Global health reflects the realities of globalization, including worldwide dissemination of infectious and noninfectious public health risks.

Global health architecture is complex and better coordination is needed between multiple organizations. Three overlapping themes determine global health action and prioritization: development, security, and public health.Infectious Disease and National Security Strategic Information Needs Gary Cecchine, Melinda Moore collecting information about infectious disease and protecting the United States from its threat, the U.S.

Congress, the world health community, and others who are interested in security and concerning global infectious disease threats and.It stems from a thematic issue of the journal Bioethics devoted to ethics and infectious disease, published in A point of departure for the book is the so-called divide, whereby less than 10% of medical research is devoted to diseases that account for more than 90% of the global .