Request for comments on World Health Organization Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework Review

The U.S. Department of State invites submission of comments from the public and relevant industries on influenza surveillance and response, related to the implementation of the World Health Organization (WHO) Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework (PIP-FW) (http://apps.who.int/gb/ebwha/pdf_files/WHA64/A64_8-en.pdf). Comments are specifically requested on the PIP-FW Review areas of virus sharing and benefits sharing, and on governance and linkages with other international programs or instruments.

Dates

Written comments on PIP-FW virus sharing and benefits sharing must be submitted on or before April 10, 2016, and written comments on PIP-FW governance and linkages must be submitted before May 25, 2016. Comments should be no more than 15 pages with single spaced text.

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Updated Preparedness and Response Framework for Influenza Pandemics

Recommendations and Reports, September 26, 2014 / 63(RR06);1-9

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/rr/rr6306.pdf

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Pandemic Influenza Risk Management

WHO Interim Guidance

http://www.who.int/influenza/preparedness/pandemic/GIP_PandemicInfluenzaRiskManagementInterimGuidance_Jun2013.pdf?ua=1