Challenges for pandemic preparedness and response – Lessons from 2009-2010 h1n1 influenza virus pandemic
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Presentation
- By: VERMEULEN, Lee (University of Wisconsin, Madison, United States of America)
Hospitals and health systems invest substantial resources to maintain an appropriate level of preparedness in anticipation of man-made and natural disasters. Preparing for and responding to pandemics of infectious diseases pose several difficult challenges. In April 2009, a virulent and easily transmissible strain of influenza virus (2009 novel.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.