WHO handbook on management of public health events on board ships


This handbook aims to provide substantive public health guidance when there is an outbreak of disease. 

A wide variety of events ranging in severity may occur on ships, requiring different responses or even no response. This document aims to provide technical advice to competent authorities at the port level for management of public health events on board ships and is also useful for shipping companies, ship masters, officers and crew.

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