- Health security is the ability of a nation to secure sufficient, affordable and consistent healthcare supplies for its requirements. For the individual, it means having the assurance of personal safety during health emergencies.
- According to the International Health Regulations (IHR), public health measures to prevent, detect, and respond to events are essential to control public health risks, including infectious disease outbreaks.
- THE COVID-19 outbreak has revealed the need for the concept of ‘health security’ that ensures the health and wellbeing of societies irrespective of the demands.
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