Pandemic preparedness in Asia : a role for law and ethics?

Bennett, Belinda & Carney, Terry (2011) Pandemic preparedness in Asia : a role for law and ethics? Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 23(3), pp. 419-430.

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Abstract

Management of pandemic influenza relies on complex coordination of many different dimensions of the health and social care systems, emergency services, levels of national and local government, civil society, communications and media, and cultural expectations. Law is one small but important component of those arrangements, which touch on fundamental ethical debates. This review demonstrates that the Asian region is actively engaging those issues in diverse ways in light of their varied socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, but scope remains for prioritising further research into these relationships.

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ID Code: 70803
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.1177/1010539511408411
ISSN: 1010-5395
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
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Deposited On: 30 Apr 2014 04:55
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2016 03:07

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