The Global Threat of New and Reemerging Infectious Diseases: Reconciling U.S.National Security and Public Health Policy / Edition 1

The Global Threat of New and Reemerging Infectious Diseases: Reconciling U.S.National Security and Public Health Policy / Edition 1

by Jennifer Brower, Peter Chalk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0833032933

ISBN-13: 9780833032935

Pub. Date: 02/01/2003

Publisher: RAND Corporation

This study offers a comprehensive analysis of the security implications of the spread of infectious diseases, including case studies of HIV/AIDS in South Africa and major public health challenges currently confronting the United States.  See more details below

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This study offers a comprehensive analysis of the security implications of the spread of infectious diseases, including case studies of HIV/AIDS in South Africa and major public health challenges currently confronting the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833032935
Publisher:
RAND Corporation
Publication date:
02/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
140
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)
Lexile:
1870L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
Figure
Tables
Summary
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Ch. 1Disease and Human Security1
Ch. 2Factors Associated with the Increased Incidence and Spread of Infectious Diseases13
Ch. 3AIDS in South Africa: Extent, Implications, and Response31
Ch. 4U.S. Security and the Risk Posed by Infectious Diseases61
Ch. 5U.S. Capabilities to Counter Infectious Diseases75
Ch. 6Conclusion101
AppCDC Surveillance and Collection Systems107
Bibliography119

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