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Strengthening global health security by embedding the International Health Regulations requirements into national health systems
  1. Hans Kluge1,
  2. Jose Maria Martín-Moreno2,
  3. Nedret Emiroglu3,
  4. Guenael Rodier4,
  5. Edward Kelley5,
  6. Melitta Vujnovic6,
  7. Govin Permanand7
  1. 1 Health Systems and Public Health, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
  2. 2 Preventive Medicine and Public Health and University Clinical Hospital INCLIVA, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
  3. 3 Communicable Diseases and Health Security, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
  4. 4 Country Health Emergency Preparedness and IHR, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
  5. 5 Service Delivery and Safety, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
  6. 6 World Health Organisation Representative, Moscow, Russian Federation
  7. 7 Health Systems and Public Health, World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
  1. Correspondence to Dr Govin Permanand; permanandg{at}who.int

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  • Handling editor Seye Abimbola

  • Contributors HK provided strategic guidance. GP developed the concept and undertook the purposive literature review, and GP and HK drafted the manuscript. JMM, NE, GR, EK and MV reviewed the manuscript and provided expert input and revision. GP is the author for correspondence.

  • Disclaimer HK, NE, GR, EK, MV and GP are staff members of the World Health Organization. The author alone are responsible for the views expressed in this publication and they do not necessarily represent the views, decisions or policies of the World Health Organization.

  • Competing interests HK, NE, GR, EK, MV and GP work for WHO. JMM is a consultant and advisor to the WHO Regional Office for Europe on public health.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement No additional data are available.

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Footnotes

  • Handling editor Seye Abimbola

  • Contributors HK provided strategic guidance. GP developed the concept and undertook the purposive literature review, and GP and HK drafted the manuscript. JMM, NE, GR, EK and MV reviewed the manuscript and provided expert input and revision. GP is the author for correspondence.

  • Disclaimer HK, NE, GR, EK, MV and GP are staff members of the World Health Organization. The author alone are responsible for the views expressed in this publication and they do not necessarily represent the views, decisions or policies of the World Health Organization.

  • Competing interests HK, NE, GR, EK, MV and GP work for WHO. JMM is a consultant and advisor to the WHO Regional Office for Europe on public health.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement No additional data are available.

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