Promoting public health legal preparedness for emergencies: review of current trends and their relevance in light of the Ebola crisis

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Cohen, Odeya; Feder-Bubis, Paula; Bar-Dayan, Yaron; Adini, Bruria;
  • Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
  • Journal: Global Health Action, volume 8 (issn: 1654-9880, eissn: 1654-9716)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/gha.v8.28871, pmc: PMC4598337
  • Subject: Review Article | Ebola; emergency; emergency management; public health legal preparedness | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | emergency management | public health legal preparedness | emergency | Ebola | Public Health; Global Health; Health law; Emergency health preparedness

Background: Public health legal preparedness (PHLP) for emergencies is a core component of the health system response. However, the implementation of health legal preparedness differs between low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) and developed countries.Objective: Thi... View more
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