International public health emergency


August 19, 2022

A Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) is an official declaration by the World Health Organization that a public health emergency poses a risk to a nation. Under the International Health Regulations (IHR) 2005, states are obliged to respond promptly to such emergencies. announce the condition It has been published by the Emergency Committee (EC), made up of international experts operating under the IHR after the SARS outbreak in 2013. 2002Since 2009, the World Health Organization has declared a total of six states of emergency, including the 2009 Swine Flu Pandemic, the 2014 Polio Epidemic, the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa 2014, the ZIP Virus Outbreak, and the 2014 Ebola Epidemic. Raven 2015–16, Ebola outbreak in Kivu. and the pandemic of COVID-19 The declaration is temporary and must be reviewed every three months.

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