International public health hazards: Indian legislative provisions
Abstract“International public health hazards: Indian legislative provisions” presents anout line of the provisions in the Indian legal system which may enable the implementation of IHR in the country. International Health Regulations (2005) are the international legal instrument designed to help protect all countries from the international spread of disease, including public health risks and public health emergencies. The present document is the result of a study taken up for the regional workshop on public health legislation for International Health Regulations, Yangon, Myanmar,” 8–10 April 2013. The relevant Indian legislation in the various Acts and rules that may assist in putting early warning systems in place has been outlined. The document intends to provide a ready reference on Indian legislation to enable establishing an early warning system that could assist the Government to provide health care.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2015). International public health hazards: Indian legislative provisions. World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/160756