. Biodefense Reference Library
Resources for Strategic Planning & Project Development
Biodefense Reference Library is a collaborative initiative of
medical, veterinary and scientific experts to share information and
academic discussion of issues associated with preparedness,
mitigation and policy..
Director of Research & Development
Resource Institute (UN:NGO:DESA)
Consortium Graduate Studies
for Medicine, Veterinary Medicine & Law
In The Spotlight
Outbreaks: In The News
Also In The News:.
Threat Analysis Center: Pathobiologics International - An
reference point for biosecurity.
- Biodefense: Education resources target medical and
veterinary professionals worldwide: (HRI) - Humanitarian Resource
develops continuing education courses on both foreign animal and
- EHPNET: Humanitarian Resource Institute Emerging
Infectious Disease Network: Environmental Health Perspectives
(EHP), an online publication by the Public Health Service, U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health,
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Volume
112, Number 1, January 2004..
- Mitigating a U.S. or International
Incident: Expanding the discussion
of policy and regulatory options, to enhance cooperation, reduce
vulnerability, and modernize post-event recovery procedures.
recommendations for measures to be taken by medical and public health
Guide: John Hopkins Division of Infectious Diseases.
- Smallpox Discussion: Organ Transplants, Congenital
Acquired Immunodeficiencies, HIV: Contingency planning for a
bioterrorist incident in the U.S. as well as African countries south of
Sahara, South or South-East Asia, Eastern Europe, Carribean or Latin
- 2002: UK Foot and Mouth Epidemic Recovery:
In the light of the devastating agricultural, social and economic
associated with the 2001 FMD epidemic, it is crucial that policy
that address the scope of these challenging issues are available for
implementation. See: United States FMD Vaccination Discussion:
Analysis of a Non-Vaccination Strategy Supplemented with Emergency
- Agricultural Security: Veterinary and Scientific
Experts Outline Priority Issues: See: Humanitarian Resource
Institute Opens Tripartite 2000 Reports
- Mental Health: Coping with a National Tragedy,
Chemical or Biological Terrorism: Whether it is a September 11,
or the the UK FMD crisis, this topic is of utmost importance.
- Association for Infection
- CDC Health
Alerts, Advisories, and Updates: Public Health Emergency
Preparedness & Response.
- Centers for
Disease Control (CDC): Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal
- CDC: Special Issues, Dispatches, Commentary, Letters,
Book Review, News & Notes
- CDC: National Center
for Infectious Diseases
- CDC Travel Health
National Center for Infectious Diseases.
Emerging Infections System
Outbreak Alert & Response Network: World
Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) ISTM advocates and
facilitates education, service, and research activities in the field of
travel medicine. This includes: preventive and curative medicine within
many specialties such as tropical medicine, infectious diseases, high
altitude physiology, travel related obstetrics, psychiatry,
occupational health, military and migration medicine, and environmental
Site developed U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to be a
portal of global health information for policymakers, researchers,
doctors, and the general public.
of Health and National surveillance Institutes around the world
Library of Medicine: Biological Warfare. The website offers
including incubation period, duration of illness, symptoms, means of
transmission, treatment, and prognosis for a comprehensive list of
biological warfare agents.
- Textbook of Military Medicine: Medical Aspects
of Chemical and Biological Warfare, Office of the Surgeon General,
Department of the Army.
- U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious
- United States
- World Health
Organization: Communicable Disease Surveilance and Response (CSR)
- World Health
(WHO): Weekly Epidemiological Record
General Veterinary Research & Publications