- WHO processes on dealing with a pandemic need to be overhauled. Zarocostas, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;6/4/2011, Vol. 342 Issue 7809, p1232
The article informs that an independent review panel chaired by Harvey Fineberg, president of U.S. Institute of Medicine, found that the World Health Organization (WHO) has failed to manage possible conflicts of interests between the health industry and its expert advisers in handling the H1N1...
- WHO responds to BMJ article on conflicts of interest. // Infectious Disease News;Jul2010, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p20
This article reports on the move of Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), to reject a report that uncovered undisclosed conflicts of interest between researchers advising the WHO and the pharmaceutical industry regarding influenza A (H1N1).
- Negotiating Equitable Access to Influenza Vaccines: Global Health Diplomacy and the Controversies Surrounding Avian Influenza H5N1 and Pandemic Influenza H1N1. Fidler, David P. // PLoS Medicine;May2010, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p1
The article explores the reason of the difficult diplomatic endeavor in negotiating equitable access to influenza vaccines in the U.S. It notes that the increasing equitable access to vaccines for dangerous influenza strains represents a difficult challenge for global health diplomacy. It also...
- WHO Pandemic Alert Phases. // Immunization Newsletter;2009, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p2
The article presents a discussion related to the pandemic alert phases for influenza A(H1N1) adapted from http://www.who.int/csr/disease/avian influenza/ phase/en/) provided by the World Health Organization (WHO).
- After the pandemic. // Nature;8/19/2010, Vol. 466 Issue 7309, p903
The article offers information on how the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland handled the H1N1 influenza during its outbreak including the decision to maintain the anonymity of its emergency committee members.
- Pandemic Flu Remains Moderate but Strikes Young: WHO. D. K. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;2/15/2010, Vol. 50 Issue 4, pii
The article reports that the pandemic H1N1 flu is moderate but infects and sometimes fatal to much younger people than other traditional seasonal influenza according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
- H1N1 PANDEMIC OFFICIALLY ENDS. Passi, Gouri Rao // Indian Pediatrics;Oct2010, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p899
The article reports on the official declaration by World Health Organization (WHO) director Margaret Chan on August 10, 2010 that there is no longer a pandemic of the H1N1 virus based on epidemiological and virological information around the world, particularly in the Southern Hemisphere.
- WHO May Declare Post-Peak Pandemic Phase. D. K. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;4/15/2010, Vol. 50 Issue 8, pii
The article reports on the potential declaration of the World Health Organization (WHO) of a post-peak phase for the H1N1 pandemic.
- WHO reveals names of H1N1 emergency committee. // Infectious Diseases in Children;Sep2010, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p46
The article reveals the names and affiliations of emergency committee members who convened to advise the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2009 during the influenza A (H1N1) pandemic including Doctor Lawson Ahadzie, Doctor Nancy Cox and Doctor Anthony Evans.