Globalization, Public Health, and International Law

Myongsei Sohn; Sapsin, Jason; Gibson, Elaine; Matthews, Gene
December 2004
Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics;Winter2004 Supplement, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p87
Academic Journal
Looks at the formation and implementation of international public health law in Asia. Report that the World Health Organization (WHO) is in the process of revising its International Health Regulations (IHR), which set public health standards for member nations; Comments on the benefits of international public health standards and laws; Impact of international trade on public health, including health services accessibility and government regulation; Discussion of public health threats in Canada, including West Nile virus, mad cow disease, avian influenza, and SARS; Influence of technology on international public health.


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