Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER)

Weekly Epidemiological Record, 18 May 2018, vol. 93, 20 (pp. 249–304)

Contents
249 Editorial
251 Mapping the distribution and risk of epidemics in the WHO African Region
256 A health emergency risk profile of the South-East Asia Region
264 Importance of surveillance for preparedness and country readiness in a hazard-prone region
267 The Epidemic Intelligence from Open Sources initiative: a collaboration to harmonize and standardize early detection and epidemic intelligence among public health organizations
269 Early Warning, Alert and Response (EWAR): a key area for countries in preparedness and response to health emergencies
273 Confronting health security threats: The Asia–Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases and Public Health Emergencies to advance core capacity for the International Health Regulations (2005)
279 Adapting the Incident Management System for response to health emergencies – early experience of WHO
284 Access to life-saving vaccines during outbreaks: a spotlight on governance
289 Crisis in Ukraine as an opportunity for rebuilding a more responsive primary health care system
293 Who DARES wins. Delivering accelerated results effectively and sustainably
296 Implementation of the International Health Regulation (2005) in Oman: progress, lessons learnt and way forward
300 Accelerating implementation of the International Health Regulations (2005): the interface between health systems and health security

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