Pandemics, Science and Policy: H1N1 and the World Health Organisation

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Abstract / Description of output

Pandemics, Science and Policy analyses the World Health Organisation's (WHO) management of the 2009 H1N1 Pandemic. Abeysinghe illustrates the ways in which the WHO's account was vulnerable to contestation, and ultimately how uncertain risks can affect policy and action on the global level.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages243
ISBN (Electronic)9781137467201
ISBN (Print)9781349499977, 9781137467195
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NamePalgrave Studies in Knowledge, Policy and Governance
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • risk
  • scientific uncertainty
  • pandemic
  • H1N1
  • World Health Organisation
  • global health
  • science
  • knowledge
  • policy
  • global public health
  • globalisation
  • health
  • institution
  • nature
  • organisation
  • public health


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