Disease Early Warning System in Pakistan

Preventing disease outbreaks has been a vital role carried out by WHO during the 2009 humanitarian crisis in Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province. 

This film looks at how WHO and its Health Cluster partners have used the Disease Early Warning System to monitor for possible outbreaks, respond to suspected or confirmed cases of communicable diseases, and undertake containment procedures. A key role of WHO’s is to monitor the quality of drinking water in camps or communities where people displaced by violence had fled to.

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