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Securitization of infectious diseases in Vietnam: The cases of HIV and avian influenza

Herington, Jonathan


The frequent and swift emergence of new and devastating infectious diseases has brought renewed attention to health as an issue of international importance. Some states and regional organizations, including in Asia, have begun to regard infectious disease as a national and international security issue. This article seeks to examine the Vietnamese government's response to the epidemics of avian influenza and Human immunodeficiency virus. Both diseases have been recognized at different times as...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Health Policy and Planning: a journal on health in development
DOI: 10.1093/heapol/czq052


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