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Acta Neurochir Suppl. 2008;101:79-81.

Strategic plan: building a international strategy for risk reduction supercourse.

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  • 1WHO Collaborating Centre, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA.


There is an important need to develop a global expert disaster network for Mitigating against disasters such the Chi-Chi Earthquake, the Tsunami, Avian flu. This systems needs to target both man made and natural disasters. We propose the building of a Global Health Disaster Network, with advanced features such as educational capabilities, and expert knowledge reachback. We provide a strategic plan to building a global disaster Network and Mitigation system.

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