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Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network 

Réseau océanien de surveillance de la santé publique





 Outbreak preparedness & control

Influenza A(H1N1)

Surveillance data  l  Advices & guidelines  l  Examples of PICTs' advices, guidelines & IEC materials  l Articles/reportsUseful links

Current situation in the World

 > H1N1 now in post-pandemic period. However,
    localised outbreaks of various magnitudes are
    likely to continue.

Pandemic Influenza A(H1N1) 2009 Surveillance in the Pacific Region

Reports (tables) and maps showing laboratory-confirmed cases




 Generic IEC materials to be used or
 adapted by countries as required

Newspaper strips and radio spots (revised in 2010)

 Cough & sneeze etiquette


Advices and Guidelines

Examples of Pacific Island Countries and Territories' guidelines, advices
   and IEC materials

UNICEF/WHO/SPC generic flu newspaper strips, radio spots, poster, pocket brochure and book mark to be used or adapted by countries as required - Contact us for more information
Newspaper strips: Protect yourself and others from the flu
Beating the flu
(pdf, 1.3 KB) - revised in 2010

 >  Scripts for Radio spots - revised in 2010

 > H1N1 poster (pdf, 1.4 MB) - produced in 2009
H1N1 pocket brochure
(pdf, 1.9 MB) - produced in 2009
> H1N1 book mark (pdf, 726 KB) - produced in 2009

  SPC Coughing and sneezing etiquette poster:
 > version 1 in high resolution
(pdf, 1.7 MB)
 > version 2 in high resolution
(pdf, 1.6 MB)

This poster can be translated by countries.
 Contact us for more information.


SPC Infection Control Posters:
> Wash your hands

> Sequence for putting on personal protective equipment (PPE)
> Sequence for removing personal protective equipment (PPE)
> Infection control systems in health care facilities




Fraser C., et al. Pandemic Potential of a Strain of Influenza A (H1N1): Early Findings – Sciencexpress - 11 May 2009

Useful links:


In case you have any problem (e.g., slow Internet connection) downloading any of the above files from the Web, please contact us: PHS&CDC section,  Focal Point of PPHSN Coordinating Body.

We will forward you the relevant documents by using whatever means of communication you will find the most appropriate (i.e., email, fax, post).


For further information or emergency assistance from the PPHSN, please contact any of the following persons:


At WHO Division of Pacific Technical Support

Dr Jacob Kool


At SPC Noumea Headquarters

Dr Pascal Frison


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