Pandemic Influenza and the Globalization of Public Health
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Stanford University - Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center
The Hartman Group, Inc.
November 2, 2009
Asia Health Policy Program Working Paper No. 11
When one can circle the globe in less than the time of incubation of most infectious pathogens, it is clear every country relies to some extent on the health systems of other countries to prevent and protect their citizens from global health threats. Therefore, creating and maintaining a good health system in one country requires attention to interregional and international cooperation. Domestic and international spheres of public health policies are becoming more intertwined and inseparable.
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Date posted: August 15, 2010