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Spatial and temporal distribution of infectious disease epidemics, disasters and other potential public health emergencies in the World Health Organisation Africa region, 2016-2018

Abstract:
Background Emerging and re-emerging diseases with pandemic potential continue to challenge fragile health systems in Africa, creating enormous human and economic toll. To provide evidence for the investment case for public health emergency preparedness, we analysed the spatial and temporal distribution of epidemics, disasters and other potential public health emergencies in the WHO African region between 2016 and 2018.
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12992-019-0540-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9543-8360
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Globalization and Health Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Article number:
9
Publication date:
2020-01-15
Acceptance date:
2019-12-30
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EISSN:
1744-8603
Pmid:
31941554
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1177871
Local pid:
pubs:1177871
Deposit date:
2021-05-26

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