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World Health Organization (WHO)
This guidance can be used to inform and harmonize national and international pandemic preparedness and response. Countries should consider reviewing and/or updating national influenza preparedness and response plans to reflect the approach taken in this guidance. Also articulated are the roles and responsibilities of WHO relevant to pandemic preparedness, in terms of global leadership and support to Member States in line with other United Nations (UN) policies of crisis and emergency management. This document is not intended to replace national plans, which should be developed by each country.