Implementation of international health regulations (2005)
AbstractA revision of the International Health Regulations, referred to as IHR(2005), was unanimously adopted on 23 May 2005 by the World Health Assembly and these Regulations enter into force on 15 June 2007. The broadened purpose and scope of the IHR (2005) are to "prevent, protect against, control and provide a public health response to the international spread of disease and which avoid unnecessary interference with international traffic and trade.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2008). Implementation of international health regulations (2005). WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/205321