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This page provides a compilation of news, articles, feature stories and events related to Avian and Human Influenza and the East Asia and Pacific region

Please note that most links go to the Health, Nutrition and Population website of the East Asia and Pacific Region.

 Avian Flu 2007: Virus Continues to Spread (story) January 9, 2007
 Six Grants Totaling US$28 million Approved by Facility to Fight Avian Flu (news) December 28, 2006
 Donors Pledge US $ 475 million at Mali Avian Flu Summit (news) December 8, 2006
 A Season for Flu (story) November 14, 2006

World Bank: U$15 Million Avian Flu Grant for Indonesia (story) September 16, 2006

Important Agreement between Government and International Specialists on the Path Forward in Fighting Avian Influenza in Indonesia (news) August 25, 2006

New Avian Flu Facility Awards Its First Grant To The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (news) Agust 14, 2006

Economic Impacts of Avian Influenza Propagation(speech), June 29, 2006 | Presentation (166kb pdf)

Avian Flu: The Economic Costs (story), June 29, 2006

European Commission Helps to Establish US$70 Million Avian Flu Facility (news), June 7, 2006)

Avian Flu: What Now After Beijing? (story), February 9, 2006


International Community Pledges US$1.9 Billion to Fight Avian Flu (story), January 31, 2006


Bank Board Endorses Funding Plan to Combat Avian Flu (story), January 13, 2006

 International Pledging Conference on Avian and Human Pandemic Influenza, Beijing, January 17-18, 2006 (event)

Global Influenza Meeting Sets Key Action Steps, Agrees On Urgent Need For Financing (news), November 9, 2005


Economic Losses Could Top US$800 Billion (story), November 8, 2005


New Global Program to Deal with Avian Flu (news) November 4, 2005


Economic Impact of Avian Flu  (story) November 3, 2005


Partners Meeting on Avian Influenza (announcement) November 7-9, 2005

Avian Flu Pandemic: Not a Question of If, but When, and How Severe? (story) October 19, 2005

Seeking a Coordinated Approach to Bird Flu (story) September 28, 2005

Avian Flu -- Economic and Social Impacts (speech) September 23, 2005

Avian Flu: Averting a Global Pandemic (story) September 15, 2005

Health Professionals in Australia and Vietnam Use GDLN for Just-in-Time Responses to Regional Bird Flu Outbreaks (story) May 31, 2004

More information:
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   Economic Impacts of Avian Flu
Blue bullet-arrow   Avian Flu in East Asia - Country Programs
Blue bullet-arrow   Avian Flu in East Asia - News & Events
Blue bullet-arrow The Avian and Human Influenza Threat: An Update (21kb pdf)
     Section taken from the East Asia Update
, March 2006, pp 12-14.
Blue bullet-arrow World Bank Site on Avian and Human Pandemic Influenza

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