Global Management of Infectious Disease After Ebola

Global Management of Infectious Disease After Ebola


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Global Management of Infectious Disease After Ebola by Sam F. Halabi

The 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak in West Africa shocked the world with its devastation and its rapid migration to multiple continents. As the systems meant to respond to this sort of epidemic failed, the disease exposed not just weaknesses in international infectious disease surveillance and management, but the failures of governments, humanitarian organizations, and international institutions to handle the legal, ethical, and economic questions that arose with an event of this scale.

Global Management of Infectious Disease After Ebola unites the insights of Ebola's first responders with those the world's foremost experts in law, economics, vaccine development, and global migration to identify missed opportunities from the Ebola crisis — and to apply these lessons to emerging infectious disease threats. Framed with critical discussions of both the global health financing infrastructures that precipitated the response and the ethical and human rights dilemmas that resulted from it, this volume is much more than postmortem to an outbreak: it is a vital, sometimes damning examination of where we've been and where we're going in the face of emerging infectious diseases.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190604882
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/26/2016
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Sam F. Halabi is Scholar at the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University, and Associate Dean for Faculty, The University of Tulsa College of Law.

Lawrence O. Gostin is University Professor and the founding Linda D. & Timothy J. O'Neill Professor of Global Health Law; Faculty Director, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University; and Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Public Health Law & Human Rights.

Jeffrey S. Crowley is Distinguished Scholar and Program Director, National HIV/AIDS Initiative, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University.

Table of Contents

Part I: Current and Emerging Infectious Disease Challenges

1. The Ebola Epidemic of 2014-2015: A Perfect Storm
Anthony S. Fauci

2. Treating, Containing, Mobilizing: The Role of Médecins Sans Frontières in the West Africa Ebola Epidemic Response
Heather Pagano and Marc Poncin

3. The Effect of Ebola Virus Disease on Health Outcomes and Systems in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone
John D. Kraemer and Mark J. Siedner

4. Infectious Disease Threats in High-Resource Settings: the MERS-CoV Outbreak in Korea
Sugy Choi, Jong Koo-Lee, and Daniel R. Lucey

5. Antibiotic Resistance
Gail Hansen

Part II: Global Systems for the Prevention and Management of Infectious Disease

6. The International Health Regulations: The Governing Framework for Global Health Security
Lawrence O. Gostin and Rebecca Katz

7. Global Health Diplomacy and the Ebola Outbreak
David P. Fidler

8. The Future of Global Financing for Infectious Diseases
Jen Kates and Adam Wexler

9. International Public-Private Partnerships as Part of the Solution to Infectious Disease Threats: Operational, Legal, and Governance Considerations
Kevin A. Klock

10. Global Vaccine Access as a Critical Intervention to Fight Infectious Disease, Antibiotic Resistance, and Poverty
Seth Berkley

Part III: Ethical and Human Rights Obligations in Public Health Emergencies

11. Bridging the Gap between Biomedical Innovation and Access to Treatment to Fight Infectious Disease
Veronica Miller

12. Ethical Challenges in the Development and Deployment of Medical Therapies and Vaccines in the Context of Public Health Emergencies
Annick Antierens

13. Evidence, Strategies, and Challenges for Assuring Vaccine Availability, Efficacy, and Safety
Saad Omer and Sam Halabi

14. An HIV Vaccine
Mary Marovich

15. Isolation, Quarantine, and Infectious Disease Threats Arising from Global Migration
Martin Cetron

Renee Fox

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