Getting back to basics during a public health emergency: a framework to prepare and respond to infectious disease public health emergencies.

@article{Craig2010GettingBT,
  title={Getting back to basics during a public health emergency: a framework to prepare and respond to infectious disease public health emergencies.},
  author={A. Craig and T. Kasai and A. Li and S. Otsu and Q. Y. Khut},
  journal={Public health},
  year={2010},
  volume={124 1},
  pages={
          10-3
        }
}
This paper describes a simple framework developed by the World Health Organization, used to convey the concept of comprehensive and integrated public health response structures and to identify core public health capacity development needs. The framework highlights five core components of a response: surveillance, healthcare response, public health intervention, communication and command. This paper notes that to mount an effective public health response, each component requires sufficient… Expand
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