Influenza pandemics

Briefing paper

14 Mar 2018

This briefing paper makes recommendations about how pharmacists in Australia can be better utilised for pandemic influenza preparedness and response.


1 Aug 2017

The threat of a new pandemic remains a key global risk. The Australian Government invested around $194 million between 2006 and 2015 through the aid program to help countries in Asia and the Pacific combat emerging infectious diseases (EIDs), such as avian influenza. Investments were...


13 Mar 2013

BACKGROUND:The 1918-19 influenza pandemic represents one of the worst human pandemics in recorded history. Given the severity of this pandemic, it could be described as a worstcase scenario for guiding future population-based pandemic planning. As this pandemic occurred during the turbulent final stages of World...


21 Jan 2013

This dissertation is a comparative analysis of the experience of several western Polynesian states during the 1918-1920 influenza pandemic, and in particular an inquiry into how the response to the second wave of this pandemic determined the mortality for each island group. Historically, Pacific island...



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