Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Influenza A(H1N1) ~ 'Swine Flu'

You are invited to attend this UMHS / IUON Learning Event:

Click the link on the right of the Library Home page, under News & Events to access the latest ARL Resource Sheet: Infectious Diseases, which provides current information and key links on this new virus, as well as other infectious diseases.

Labels: , , , , ,

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Emerging Health Threats Forum

"The Emerging Health Threats Forum is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company, established with support from the UK’s Health Protection Agency.
Their mission is to make a significant contribution to the preparedness for and response to emerging health threats by:
~ identifying and tracking emerging health threats.
~ publishing original research and critically reviewing other published research on emerging health threats.
~ providing early and accurate risk assessments for policymakers, fund-holders, and other public-health officials, particularly those charged with emergency planning and crisis management.
~ identifying and highlighting for policymakers and fund-holders potential deficiencies in present or future resource allocation.
~ providing an international forum for health-protection officials, scientists, and policymakers to debate emerging health threats.
~ publishing the latest best thinking on disaster preparedness and crisis management.
~ uniquely publishing strategic lessons learned in disaster and crisis response.
~ interpreting scientific developments for the media and general public.
~ providing an international forum for scientists concerned about the dual use of science."
Read the latest Emerging Health Threats Journal issue, the latest weekly newsletter, and sign up for RSS feeds from this informative site.

Labels: , , , , , , ,