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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 295-297

Pandemic influenza A H1N1 in Iran and lessons learnt

Department of Health Policy, Health Management Research Center, Baqiyatallah (a.s) University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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Ali Mehrabi Tavana
Health Management Research Center, Baqiyatallah (a.s) University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.102023

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Objective: To assess pandemic Flu A H1N1 in Iran and lessons learnt the study was performed in order to find out it's health impacts in the community. Materials and Methods: The overview is based on literature identified through a search in PubMed and on official reports from WHO and the disease control center of I.R.Iran. Findings: As of December 30, 2009, a total of 3672 confirmed cases of human infection with a novel Influenza A (2009 H1N1) virus had been reported in Iran with 140 deaths. Conclusion: Good management performed by Iranian Ministry of Health and W.H.O collaboration to reduce the mortality and morbidity related to the disease. For the next pandemic situation different guidelines for different health policy in both national and international level may be required.

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