Biodiversity, pathogen sharing and international law

Stephanie Switzer, Elisa Morgera, Elsa Tsioumani, Gian Luca Burci

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Abstract

The sharing of pathogens is fundamental to global health and has the capacity to contribute, inter alia, to enhancing disease surveillance activities necessary for global health security, building and bolstering diagnostic capacity, assisting in risk assessment, as well as the development of vaccines and treatments such as antivirals. In order for an effective infectious disease response to be realised, however, pathogen sharing on its own is not enough. Instead, 'fair and equitable access to diagnostics, vaccines and treatments' is also required.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationEnvironmental Health in International and EU Law
Subtitle of host publicationCurrent Challenges and Legal Responses
EditorsStefania Negri
Place of PublicationLondon
Chapter18
Pages253-271
Number of pages19
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 1 Jun 2019

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international law
biodiversity
diagnostic
health
risk assessment
contagious disease
surveillance
Disease

Keywords

  • pathogen sharing
  • global health
  • vaccines
  • world health organization

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Switzer, S., Morgera, E., Tsioumani, E., & Burci, G. L. (Accepted/In press). Biodiversity, pathogen sharing and international law. In S. Negri (Ed.), Environmental Health in International and EU Law: Current Challenges and Legal Responses (pp. 253-271). London.
Switzer, Stephanie ; Morgera, Elisa ; Tsioumani, Elsa ; Burci, Gian Luca. / Biodiversity, pathogen sharing and international law. Environmental Health in International and EU Law: Current Challenges and Legal Responses. editor / Stefania Negri. London, 2019. pp. 253-271
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Biodiversity, pathogen sharing and international law. / Switzer, Stephanie; Morgera, Elisa; Tsioumani, Elsa; Burci, Gian Luca.

Environmental Health in International and EU Law: Current Challenges and Legal Responses. ed. / Stefania Negri. London, 2019. p. 253-271.

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