Avian Influenza and Public Health Policy Research Paper by cee-cee

Avian Influenza and Public Health Policy
A comprehensive exploration of public health policy regarding a potential pandemic of avian flu.
# 115173 | 6,185 words | 9 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Jul 10, 2009 in Medical and Health (Public Health Issues)

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This paper offers an overview of the problem of avian flu and discusses the history of pandemics, including a brief but comprehensive history of the pandemic of 1918. The paper also describes the current public health policies associated with avian flu and looks at the plans to reduce the spread of the disease with isolation/quarantine policies and medication and vaccination. Also discussed are the policies regarding communication and dissemination of information policies to the public if or when a flu pandemic event is threatened or imminent.

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Avian Flu History
Chapter 3: Limiting the Spread of a Pandemic
Chapter 4: Conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Fabian, N. (2006). H5N1: A Special Report-What Is the Threat and Why Should the Environmental Health Profession Be Concerned?. Journal of Environmental Health, 68(6), 46.
  • Homeland Security Council (July, 2007) National Strategy For Pandemic Influenza: Implementation Plan One Year Summary. Available for download at http://www.whitehouse.gov/homeland/pandemic-influenza-oneyear.html
  • Izakson, O. (2003, May/June). Measuring Risk: Vaccines Save Lives, but Also Cause Health Problems. E, 14, 40.
  • Mascie-Taylor, N., Peters, J., & Mcgarvey, S. T. (Eds.). (2004). The Changing Face of Disease: Implications for Society. Boca Raton, FL: Routledge.
  • Miller, H. I. (2006, Summer). Dee-Fense! Dee-Fense!: Preparing for Pandemic Flu; Federal Research, Economic Incentives for Industry, and a More Responsive Regulatory Regime Will All Be Necessary to Produce a Timely and Widely Available Vaccine. Issues in Science and Technology, 22, 79.

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