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Public Health Response to Biological and Chemical Weapons

WHO Guidance

by Julian Perry Robinson

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Published by World Health Organization .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arms negotiation & control,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • Health aspects,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Medical,
  • Public Health,
  • Bioterrorism,
  • International Relations - Arms Control,
  • Biological warfare,
  • Biological weapons

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9766407M
    ISBN 109241546158
    ISBN 109789241546157

    3. BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL AGENTS exposure, and general characteristics of biological and chemical weapons, from which conclusions are drawn to complete the threat assessment initiated in Chapter 2. 26 * Public health response to biological and chemical weapons—WHO guidance. Browse this alphabetical list of the most commonly known biological and chemical agents. Click on each one to get more information. And see category definitions below.

    A chemical weapon (CW) is a specialized munition that uses chemicals formulated to inflict death or harm on humans. According to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), "the term chemical weapon may also be applied to any toxic chemical or its precursor that can cause death, injury, temporary incapacitation or sensory irritation through its chemical te: (L). The U.S. Government’s Secret Experimentation with Biological and Chemical Warfare. by Mitchel Cohen. Part One. The integrated federal, state and local response to the “health situation” in New York City brought on, supposedly, by infected mosquitoes smacks more and more of a military operation, at least insofar as the manner in which the mass-spraying of dangerous insecticides on the.

    Education. Hay gained a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry in , in London, though had started with Maths and Chemistry, and a PhD in Biochemistry in for research on the metabolism of fructose (fructolysis) in the liver.. Career and research. Hay started his career at the chemical pathology department at the University of became Professor of Environmental mater: Royal Holloway, University of London (PhD). Book: Public health response to biological and chemical weapons: WHO guidance 2 + pp. Abstract: This second edition of health aspects of biological and chemical weapons includes information designed to guide preparedness for and response to the deliberate use of biological and chemical agents that affect health.


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Public Health Response to Biological and Chemical Weapons by Julian Perry Robinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book has something for virtually everyone who may have an interest in this topic, from government officials to clinicians, including information about the history of biological and chemical warfare, applicable international treaties, procedures for requesting WHO technical consultation, fundamentals of public health emergency response Cited by: The Public health response to biological and chemical weapons: WHO guidance has been revised and published in This second edition of WHO's publication Health aspects of biological and chemical weapons includes information designed to guide preparedness for and response to the deliberate use of biological and chemical agents that affect health.

The book has something for virtually everyone who may have an interest in this topic, from government officials to clinicians, including information about the history of biological and chemical warfare, applicable international treaties, procedures for requesting WHO technical consultation, fundamentals of public health emergency response.

Summary: This second edition, like the first, analyses the public health aspects of the possible hostile use of biological or chemical agents.

It describes how biological and chemical agents may endanger public health; provides the standard principles of risk analyses that Member States may undertake to prepare for the deliberate release of biological or chemical agents; and presents national.

The book has something for virtually everyone who may have an interest in this topic, from government officials to clinicians, including information about the history of biological and chemical warfare, applicable international treaties, procedures for requesting WHO technical consultation, fundamentals of public health emergency response.

This second edition like the first analyses the public health aspects of the possible hostile use of biological or chemical agents. It describes how biological and chemical agents may endanger public health; provides the standard principles of risk analyses that Member States may undertake to prepare for the deliberate release of biological or chemical agents; and presents national and Author: World Health Organization.

Public Health Response to Biological and Chemical Weapons book L et al. Possible immediate and long-term health effects following exposure to chemical warfare agents. Public Health,- Public health and chemical incidents guidance for national and regional policy makers in the public/environmental health roles.

Cardiff, WHO Collaborating Centre for an International Clearing. Get this from a library. Public health response to biological and chemical weapons: WHO guidance. [Julian Perry Robinson; World Health Organization.] -- Update of the WHO report on the health aspects of chemical and biological weapons.

The report is intended to provide guidance to member states on public health preparations for responding to the. The Chemical Weapons Improved Response Program. Background. As a result of the growing concerns regarding chemical/biological (C/B) terrorism, Congress passed Public Lawthe National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year This legislation, through Title XIV “Defense Against Weapons of Mass.

Response. A comprehensive public health response to a biological or chemical terrorist event involves epidemiologic investigation, medical treatment and prophylaxis for affected persons, and the initiation of disease prevention or environmental decontamination measures.

The World Health Organization was persuaded to produce a new edition of its study on Health Aspects of CBW, with Julian serving as executive editor for the book the WHO published in as Public Health Response to Biological and Chemical Weapons: WHO Guidance.

Julian never really retired and continued to research and write on CBW matters. Get this from a library. Public health response to biological and chemical weapons: WHO guidance. [World Health Organization.;] -- Update of the WHO report on the health aspects of chemical and biological weapons.

The report is intended to provide guidance to member states on public health preparations for responding to the. Another measure of integration is whether response plans address communication with other emergency responders or other health facilities in the event of an emergency involving biological or chemical weapons.

Of the local public health departments and hospitals with response plans for incidents specifically involving biological or chemical Cited by: 4. The U.S. public health and health-care delivery systems are important components of our nation's preparedness against terrorism and other public health threats.

The Septemterrorist attacks and the anthrax attacks later that year renewed government, public health, and medical personnel's awareness of chemical, biological, and, to a Author: Lois M. Davis, Jeanne S. Ringel. An outstanding example of what may be required is the extensive patient follow-up programme still being implemented by Iranian public health authorities, many years after the exposure of individuals to chemical weapons during the war between Iraq and the Islamic Republic of Iran in the s (22 - 23).

On the specific topic of chemical weapons, see Allan H. Lockwood, “The Public Health Effects of the Use of Chemical Weapons,” in War and Public Health, 84–97; Challenges in Military Health Care: Perspectives on Health Status and the Provision of Care, ed.

Jay Stanley and John D. Blair (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, ).Cited by: As a graduate public health and microbiology student in Washington, DC, I encountered this book and several others proclaiming themselves guides to chem and biowarfare response - most failed at providing clear and valid recommendations.5/5(3).

Public Health Response to Biological and Chemical Weapons: WHO Guidance Article (PDF Available) in Emerging infectious diseases 11(1)b. Terrorism by means of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) has been studied for decades-since the Cold War and fears of secret agents with suitcase-sized atomic bombs.

Although WMD research has accelerated since Septemmuch of this scholarship is hard to find, forcing nonspecialists to fall back on gut instinct and Beltway clichâes. The mission of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Environmental Public Health Readiness Branch is to protect public health and safety by providing guidance to the U.S.

Army's chemical weapons demilitarization program. CDC conducts rev. This book is a must-have for Health Officers, Public Health Agencies, and Military Authorities. Author Bios Andre Richardt is the head of Biological and Chemical Decontamination at the German Armed Forces Institute for Protection Technologies in Munster, Germany.

The following databases provide detailed information on a variety of chemical agents associated with emergency response. Information provided includes types of agents, agent characteristics, physical and chemical properties, CAS, common names, decontamination recommendations, health effects, occupational exposure limits, symptoms of exposure, and first aid .Biological & Chemical Terrorism Response Biological Terrorism Response.

A bio-terrorism attack is the deliberate release of viruses, bacteria, or other germs (agents) used to cause illness or death in people, animals, or plants. Biological agents can be spread through the air, through water, or in food.

Public Health Microbiologists are.