WHO activities in avian influenza and pandemic influenza preparedness
January - December 2006
This report provides an update on progress made by WHO in each of the five strategic areas of the two year Action Plan.
- Reduce human exposure to the H5N1 virus.
- Strengthen the early warning system.
- Intensify rapid containment operations.
- Build capacity to cope with a pandemic.
- Coordinate global scientific research and development.