A family of eight sits on a blue UNHCR mat against a wooden wall covered with plastic. Scattered pieces of clothing hang from the walls. The youngest child sitting in the middle holds a box of medicine.
Setara and her family wait for the return from the health centre of her husband and their son who was diagnosed with diphtheria, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Top 5 Resources

This step lays out key readings for this week introducing outbreaks in LMICs and perspectives on disease outbreaks.

The Daily Good. 2011. Infographic: The deadliest disease outbreaks in history. Available from: https://www.good.is/infographics/infographic-the-deadliest-disease-outbreaks-in-history#open

LSHTM. 2019. Infographic: Who is involved in controlling disease outbreaks? Available from: https://moocs.lshtm.ac.uk/disease_outbreak_involved/

Morse, SS et al. 2012. Prediction and prevention of the next pandemic zoonosis. Available from: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(12)61684-5/fulltext

Checchi, F et al. 2007. Public health in crisis-affected populations: A practical guide for decision-makers. Available from: https://odihpn.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/networkpaper061.pdf

WHO. International Health Regulations. Available from: https://www.who.int/topics/international_health_regulations/en/

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Disease Outbreaks in Low and Middle Income Countries

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