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Exercise development guide for validating influenza pandemic preparedness plans

Second, we conducted a literature review of resources used in managing influenza and SARS, and we then expanded the list of resources determined from the case notes review list.

Alternatively, explicit assumptions must be made regarding allocation of scarce resources, standards of care, and priority setting during a pandemic.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has highlighted how the Asia-Pacific region has been an important center of emerging diseases such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and avian influenza.

The survey instrument was sent to representatives of each of the 75 provinces and Bangkok in July 2007.

We assumed that the current policy focus in Thailand is on containment, rather than on mitigation.

These gaps exist in infrastructure, personnel and materials, and surveillance capacity.

Policy makers must determine whether such resource gaps can realistically be closed, ideally before a pandemic occurs.

Without determining capacity to respond, the feasibility of effectively and efficiently implementing plans in a time of crisis remains highly uncertain.


 
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