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close this bookPublic Health Action in Emergencies Caused by Epidemics (WHO - OMS, 1986, 285 p.)
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View the documentANNEX 1 - Explanation of epidemiological terms1
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View the documentANNEX 8 - Informal Consultation on Strategies for the Control of Emergencies Caused by Epidemics of Communicable Disease, 9-13 November 1981
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ANNEX 8 - Informal Consultation on Strategies for the Control of Emergencies Caused by Epidemics of Communicable Disease, 9-13 November 1981

Participants

Dr J. Aashi, Assistant Director-General, Preventive Medicine, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr E. G. Beausoleil, Director of Medical Services, Ministry of Health, Accra, Ghana

Dr J. G. Breman, Special Programs Officer, Office of the Director, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, USA

Dr P. Brès, 41 chemin M. Duboule, Geneva, Switzerland (Rapporteur)

Dr P. N. Burgasov, Deputy Minister of Health, Ministry of Health, Moscow, USSR

Dr L. J. Charles, Sr, St. John’s, Antigua, West Indies

Dr B. El Tahir, Head, Department of Virology, National Health Laboratory, Khartoum, Sudan

Dr J. Etienne, Chief, Laboratory of Microbiological Research, Institute of Tropical Medicine of the Health Service of the Armed Forces, Marseilles, France

Dr S. Fernando, Director-General of Health Services, Directorate of Health Services, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Dr H. Gelfand, Associate Dean, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at the Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA

Dr H. Groot, National Institute of Health, Ministry of Public Health, Bogota, D. E., Colombia

Dr F. Jurji, Director of Epidemiology and Quarantine, Ministry of Health, Baghdad, Iraq

Dr W. Koinange Karuga, Director of Medical Services, Ministry of Health, Nairobi, Kenya (Chairman)

Dr N. Kumara Rai, Chief, Malaria Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Jakarta, Indonesia

Dr J. B. McCormick, Chief, Special Pathogens Branch, Virology Division, Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, USA

Dr Mai Wen-kui, Deputy Director, Health Bureau, Guangxi Zhuang, China

Dr M. V. Mataitoga, Director of Preventive Medicine, Ministry of Health, Suva, Fiji

Dr K. Pavri, Director, National Institute of Virology, Pune, India

Dr P. Rezai, Director, Malaria Eradication and Epidemic Control, Ministry of Health, Teheran, Islamic Republic of Iran

Dr Kalisa Ruti, Director, Expanded Programme on Immunization, Kinshasa, Zaire

Dr D. I. H. Simpson, Special Pathogens Reference Laboratory, Public Health Laboratory Service, Centre for Applied Microbiology and Research, Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

Dr J. E. M. Whitehead, Director, Public Health Laboratory Service, London, England

Observer

Dr. D. Carter, United Nations Office of the Disaster Relief Coordinator (UNDRO), Geneva, Switzerland

WHO Secretariat

Regional Offices

Dr A. E. J. Delas, Medical Officer, Inter-country project AFR/ICP/ESD/005, Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo

Dr C. Tigre, Epidemiological Surveillance, Regional Office for the Americas, Washington, DC, USA

Dr M. Wahdan, Regional Adviser, Epidemiology, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Alexandria, Egypt

Dr B. Velimirovic, Regional Adviser, Communicable Diseases, Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark

Dr Chaiyan K. Sanyakorn, Director, Disease Control and Prevention, Regional Office for South-East Asia, New Delhi, India

Dr C. Ross-Smith, Director, Disease Prevention and Research, Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Manila, Philippines

WHO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland

Dr F. Assaad, Chief, Virus Diseases

Dr I. Arita, Chief, Smallpox Eradication

Dr D. Barua, Consultant, Control of Diarrhoeal Diseases

Dr K. Bogel, Veterinary Public Health

Dr I. Carter, Chief, Epidemiological Surveillance of Communicable Diseases

Dr G. Causse, Chief, Bacterial and Venereal Infections

Mr R. F. Davies, Environmental Hazards and Food Protection, Division of Environmental Health

Dr A. Davis, Director, Parasitic Diseases Programme

Dr N. Gratz, Director, Vector Biology and Control

Dr S. Gunn, Emergency Relief Operations

Dr T. Kereselidze, Bacterial and Venereal Infections

Dr A. Koulikovskii, Veterinary Public Health

Dr T. Lepes, Director, Malaria Action Programme

Mr G. Levi, Public Information

Dr Z. Matyas, Chief, Veterinary Public Health

Dr M. Merson, Programme Manager, Control of Diarrhoeal Diseases

Dr L. Molineaux, Epidemiological Methodology and Evaluation, Malaria Action Programme

Mr G. Nickitas, Chief, Supply Services

Mr V. Oviatt, Coordinator, Safety Measures in Microbiology

Dr C. P. Pant, Ecology and Control of Vectors, Division of Vector Biology and Control

Dr P. de Raadt, Trypanosomiases and Leishmaniases, Parasitic Diseases Programme

Mr A. Schmier, Hospital and Teaching Equipment Procurement, Supply Services

Dr A. Smith, Ecology and Control of Vectors, Division of Vector Biology and Control

Dr A. Zahra, Director, Division of Communicable Diseases