The entry into force of the IHR (2005) on 15 June 2007 is a public health landmark for the World Health Organization (WHO) and its Member States. The global community has a new legal framework to better manage its collective defences against acute public health risks that can spread internationally and have devastating impacts on human health as well as unnecessary negative interference on trade and travel. - WHO
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The International Health Regulations will have an impact on the way we work in the UK.