at 89 (explaining the purpose of International Health Regulations (IHRs
International Health Regulations (IHRs
) in 1969 and revised in 2005.
Women participants were 51% in the Indian Heart Rhythm Society (IHRS
) AF study.
In terms of predicting and reacting to the next such outbreak, the US-led Global Health Security Initiative, proposals for a Universal Health Systems Fund and Universal Health Insurance, and revamped IHRs
outfitted with adequate national and international financing as well as incentives and sanctions are absolutely vital.
In 2005, the World Health Assembly adopted revised International Health Regulations (IHR
) with the declared purpose to "prevent, protect against, control and provide a public health response to the international spread of disease in ways that are commensurate with and restricted to public health risks, and which avoid unnecessary interference with traffic and trade" (3).
(17(p10)) The IHRs
have provisions for procedures at international airports and ports, refusal of entry quarantines, and tracing of contacts in times of emergency.
Within the context of the IHRs
, an "event" is a manifestation of disease or an occurrence that creates a potential for disease (1).
This resolution supported the revision of the IHRs
, and was the first step in associating 'global health security' with IHR
The United States fully recognizes its obligations under the IHRs
, and intends to satisfy those obligations through appropriate Federal, State, and local action in accordance with the U.S.
Under the revised IHRs
, member states must report to WHO cases of smallpox, poliomyelitis caused by wild-type poliovirus, human influenza caused by a new virus subtype, and severe acute respiratory syndrome.
She also emphasized the importance of the entry into force of International Health Regulations (IHRs
) and WHO's actions in support of the IHRs