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APEC EINet is dedicated to providing timely information on issues of emerging infectious diseases, enabling better collaboration by policy makers, health officials and researchers throughout the Pacific Rim. This is an APEC-approved project.

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About APEC-EINet

Emerging Infections: Their Importance to APEC

The APEC Emerging Infections Network is based at the University of Washington in Seattle. Further information about the project and its aims is below.

Emerging infections include diseases that are new (such as HIV/AIDS), diseases that are old but re–emerging as health threats (such as Tuberculosis), and diseases that are changing their resistance to treatment. They are important to our APEC community because:

Telecommunications provides a new avenue for enhanced, rapid communications about disease threats in our region.

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Last updated: 14 July, 2004