The source of the summaries is the "World Health Report 2007 – A safer future: global public health security in the 21st century", a report by the WHO, produced in 2007 by a large international panel of scientists.
The Levels 1 & 2 were written Dr. Marisa Fernandez, in collaboration with the GreenFacts Editorial Team.
On the WHO website, the source document can be:
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The first draft of this digest was produced by Dr. Marisa Fernandez on 23 November 2007 on the basis of a canvas prepared by the GreenFacts Editorial Team.
The second draft of this digest was produced on 04 March 2008 by the GreenFacts Editorial Team.
The final draft of this study was produced on 18 September 2008 by GreenFacts after peer review by two independent scientists selected by the GreenFacts Scientific Board (see our peer review form).
These reviewers were:
Final publication was authorized by the Vice-President of the GreenFacts Scientific Board on 27 September 2008, and the digest was published on 10 October 2008.
21 October 2008
Biggest battles against infectious diseases may be yet to come
No update or revision at present.