Additional coordination and technical support through the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN
), Association pour le developpement de l'epidemiologie de terrain (EPITER), European Mobile Laboratory (EMLab), Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN), Institut Pasteur (IP), National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), South Africa, Robert Koch Institut (RKI), and Emergency Medical Teams (EMT).
On Thursday, local media had quoted GOARN
member Najeeb Durrani as saying Zika mosquitoes had been found in Pakistan, and that the body had asked authorities to prepare a strategy in case the disease took roots in the country.
The Organization has also enhanced access to health care services through the provision of mobile and fixed health facilities, recruited doctors and nurses to strengthen the health workforce, deployed partners from the Global Outbreak and Response Network (GOARN
) to assess increasing public health risks, strengthened the EWARN and disease surveillance throughout the country and trained national health staff on surveillance and case management.
Through its Global Alert and Response Network (GOARN
), WHO is coordinating with the U.S.
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This article examines the challenges encountered in managing one relatively successful network--the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN
The WHO and the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN
) are sending medical experts to Mexico to support the health authorities.
(36) This system provided information about the disease in Guangdong in November 2002 which led WHO to alert the members of its Global Outbreak Alert Response Network (GOARN
) to the possibility of an influenza outbreak since avian influenza had erupted in 1997 and might have mutated into the same H1N1 strain thought to have caused the pandemic in 1918-19.
These activities include the Global Outbreak and Alert and Response Network (GOARN
), the chemical and environmental health incident alert and response system, and the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, which is supporting surveillance of many other vaccine-preventable diseases.
is described by WHO as "a technical collaboration of existing institutions and networks who pool human and technical resources for the rapid identification, confirmation and response to outbreaks of international importance." See also World Health Organization, A framework for global outbreak alert and response (2001), online: WHO <http://www.who.int/csr/resources/publications/surveillance/WHO_CDS_CSR_20002/en>.
WHO says its Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN
) can deploy response teams to any part of the world within 24-hourse to support local public health agencies.