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Below you will find links to the topics that will be discussed in WHO


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(2) VIDEO GUIDES

To see how the Center for Disease Control(CDC) stands ready to protect the public click here
To learn about Nigeria's Pandemic and Disaster Response Plan click here
To watch a public discussion with an infectious diseases specialist about the complexities of a global outbreak click here
To watch a Harvard Public Health discussion entitled "The Next Pandemic-Are We Ready?" click here
To watch a news report on the rising flu cases click here
To watch an interview with a 1918 influenza pandemic survivor click here


(3) LINKS TO NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs)

Doctors Without Borders
Core Group
Direct Relief

General Articles:

Worst Epidemics of All Time

(4) PRIMARY SOURCES

WHO Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response
Pandemic and Epidemic Disease
Global Alert & Response

(5) COUNTRY RESEARCH


Brazil

To learn about how Brazil is dealing with the HIV/AIDS pandemic, click here
To learn about a dengue fever outbreak in Brazil, click here

Canada

To explore the SARS epidemic in Canada, click here
To find out how Canada responds to outbreaks, click here
To learn about how Canada is aiding other countries suffering from epidemics, click here

China

To find out how China responds to epidemics, click here
To learn about how China is combating HIV/AIDS, click here
To explore the SARS epidemic in China, click here

Colombia

To discover what disease Colombia fears will become an epidemic, click here
To find out why WHO is monitoring yellow fever in Colombia, click here

Democratic Republic of the Congo

To find out what NGOs are doing to try and stop epidemics in the DRC, click here
To learn more about the measles epidemic in the DRC, click here
To explore how UNICEF is partnering with the Congolese government to fight epidemics, click here

Ethiopia

To learn about current outbreaks in Ethiopia, click here
To explore emergency response measures to malaria in Ethiopia, click here

France

To find out how France is helping fight the AIDS epidemic worldwide, click here
To explore how Europe is prepared for an outbreak, click here

Germany

To learn about how Germany reacts to an outbreak, click here
To explore how Europe is prepared for an outbreak, click here

Haiti

To learn about how Canada is aiding other countries, like Haiti, suffering from epidemics, click here
To find out about the Cholera outbreak in Haiti, click here
To read about why the risk of epidemics in Haiti is increasing, click here

India

To find out how India is dealing with an outbreak of Dengue Fever, click here
To look at why India is failing in its epidemic response, click here

Indonesia

To find out how there may be an HIV/TB epidemic in Indonesia, click here
To explore how natural disasters have increased the risk of epidemics in Indonesia, click here

Italy

To explore how Europe is prepared for an outbreak, click here
To learn about Italy's response to the HINI pandemic, click here

Japan

To learn how Asia is trying to contain pandemics and epidemics, click here
To explore Japan's rubella outbreak, click here

Luxembourg

To explore how Europe is prepared for an outbreak, click here
To discover Luxembourg's commitment to stopping the AIDS epidemic, click here

Malaysia

To learn how Asia is trying to contain pandemics and epidemics, click here
To find out about past epidemics in Malaysia, click here

Mexico

To explore the flu epidemic in Mexico, click here
To learn more about the swine flu in Mexico, click here

Mozambique

To explore why Mozambique is at higher risk for epidemics, click here
To find out why flooding in Mozambique may increase the likelihood for an outbreak, click here

Netherlands

To explore how Europe is prepared for an outbreak, click here

Nigeria

To find out more about the Cholera epidemic in Nigeria, click here
To look at Nigeria's meningitis outbreak, click here

Pakistan

To learn about the measles epidemic in Pakistan, click here
To find out what the risk of pandemics is in Pakistan, click here

Russian Federation
To learn about the AIDS epidemic in Russia, click here
To find out how the AIDS epidemic got out of control in Russia, click here

Saudi Arabia

To explore current epidemics in Saudi Arabia, click here
To find out about a new epidemic raging through the Arabian Peninsula, click here

South Africa

To explore how South Africa is combating the AIDS epidemic, click here
To learn about South Africa's hidden epidemic, click here
To look at how South Africa is struggling with TB and HIV/AIDS, click here

South Korea

To explore why the South Korean government is being criticized for its pandemic response, click here
To learn about what outbreaks have happened recently in South Korea, click here

Spain
To explore how Europe is prepared for an outbreak, click here
To learn about the effect the Spanish Flu had on the world, click here

Sweden

To learn about how Europe responds to epidemics, click here
To find out how Europe plans to strengthen their epidemic response, click here

Uganda

To read about how Uganda is taking new strides to fight epidemics, click here
To find out how NGOs are restructuring to prevent future epidemics in Uganda, click here

Ukraine

To learn about Ukraine AIDS epidemic, click here
To explore what the flu epidemic did to the Ukraine, click here

United Kingdom

To find out if the UK is ready for a pandemic, click here
To learn about a measles outbreak in Wales, click here

United States

To learn about the effect the Spanish Flu had on the world, click here
To learn more about the CDC's epidemic response plan, click here

Zambia

To find out what caused the Cholera epidemic in Zambia, click here
To learn more about Zambia's fight against HIV and Malaria, click here