The WHO Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework: A Milestone in Global Governance for Health

Fidler, David P.; Gostin, Lawrence O.
July 2011
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;7/13/2011, Vol. 306 Issue 2, p200
Academic Journal
The author offers views regarding the World Health Organization (WHO) pandemic influenza preparedness (PIP) framework. According to the author, the framework underscores the norm of sharing viruses, but fails to create legally binding duties on virus sharing. The author claims that framework is a landmark in global governance for health. However, the author believes the framework mirrors comprises that could jeopardize more equitable allocation of benefits in a future pandemic.


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