Containing Contagion: Book Launch
The Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security and the Australian Institute for International Affairs are pleased to launch Containing Contagion: The Politics of Disease Outbreaks in Southeast Asia. In Containing Contagion, Sara E. Davies focuses on one of the world's most pivotal regions in the field of global health—Southeast Asia. In recent years the region has responded to a wave of emerging and endemic infectious disease outbreaks ranging from Nipah, SARS, and avian flu to dengue and Japanese encephalitis. The first book to explore the relationship between international relations and health, Containing Contagion frames contrasting views of global health agency within current global health crises. On 2nd April at the Australian Institute of International Affairs, Head of the Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security Mr. Robin Davies will launch the book. Dr Sara E. Davies will then speak about Containing Contagion, followed by a panel discussion and a question and answer session to conclude. The panelists include Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott, Dr Anna Okello & Dr Meru Sheel.