Learning from Recent Global Health Disaster Risk Cases


Mika Shimizu

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 39


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: July 13, 2009
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Recent years have seen several cases of global health disaster risks inside and outside Asia. National and regional responses to global health disaster risks in Asia, especially in China and Japan, have highlighted several problems. Mika Shimizu discusses what lessons can be learned from recent global health disaster risks that will better prepare Asia for the future.

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