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  • Managing Bio-Disaster: Role of Dentist

    Over the past few decades, global events indicate that the threat of biological attack is not a myth, but a harsh reality. The medical community needs to educate both the public and policy-makers on bioterrorism and create a global consensus to reject its use for longer-term solutions. Dentists can provide their patients and communities with a valuable service by providing quality information on the potential for attacks, what to watch for, and how to respond appropriately if an attack occurs. This review provides a brief summary of biological terrorism with the role of medical fraternity in counteracting such an event, and a relevant note on alternative public health resource like dentistry in time of a crisis.

    July-December 2019

    Global Health Security for Collaborative Countering of Bio-threat Agents and Infectious Diseases

    In the post globalisation era, countries around the globe have teamed up to cooperate on various issues which include issues related to environment security to maritime security. However there have been very very few steps develop global health security. Most of the national support to this issue is limited only to contributing miniscule amount of money to WHO by developed and developing countries and handling it as a part counter-insurgency strategy. As a result, health security has been limited to a national issue.

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