Infection emergency bibliography

Plans and strategies

Australia’s National Action Plan For Health Security 2019-2023. Implementation of the recommendations from the Joint External Evaluation of IHR Core Capacities DECEMBER 2018

Emergency Response Plan for Communicable Disease Incidents of National Significance: National Arrangements (National CD Plan) – Australia, 2017

Australian Health Management Plan for Pandemic Influenza (AHMPPI) – 2014

List of influenza pandemic preparedness plans for EU countries – European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

National pandemic strategy [online – includes links to a range of documents] – US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Asia Pacific Strategy for emerging diseases: 2010

Emergency preparedness and response: Strategic objectives – Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

Recommendations, guidelines and guides

Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare (2010 Guidelines) – currently under review

Influenza Infection: CDNA National Guidelines For Public Health Units – 2011, Australia

Pandemic Influenza Risk Management. A WHO guide to inform & harmonize national & international pandemic preparedness and response – 2017

WHO guidelines on ethical issues in public health surveillance – 2017

Best practice recommendations for conducting after-action reviews to enhance public health preparedness – European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) – 2018

Guide to infection control in the healthcare setting – International Society for Infectious Diseases

Documents, reports and tools

Infection prevention and control in health care for preparedness and response to outbreaks – WHO tools for infection control in health care

Prepare for and manage an outbreak [online and linking to a set of three pandemic flu kit documents] – Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Management of severe influenza, pandemic influenza and emerging respiratory illnesses in Australasian emergency departments – Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Principles of data sharing in public health emergencies – GLoPID-R, June 2018

Money and microbes: Strengthening research capacity to prevent epidemics – The International Vaccines Task Force supported by the World Bank Group and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) – 2018

Joint external evaluation tool: International Health Regulations (2005)


Webinar (free archive): Epidemics going viral – innovation vs nature. Features clinicians, researchers and Bill Gates – 27 April 2018