Within our current international transportation system, we have examples of how bacteria and viruses can travel the globe in a matter of hours such as with the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the Avian (bird), the H1N1 (swine) flu, the Ebola, and Zika outbreak. Implementation of global response systems is vital and necessary to combat national public health emergencies.
After completing the readings and examining the websites, discuss the main organization responsible for monitoring and facilitating responses to global pandemics. In addition, identify and discuss one non-governmental organization and one governmental authority (as described in your book) by explaining the importance of each and the services provided for population health.
Discussion Parameters: Please support your discussion with facts, relevant examples, and at least two citations from the readings or peer-reviewed professional nursing literature