Workshop on Public Health Law in Pacific Island Countries (Auckland, New Zealand)
The Workshop on Public Health Law for Pacific Island Countries was conducted in Auckland, New Zealand, from 12 to 15 February 2007 by the World Health Organization’s Regional Office for the Western Pacific.
The objectives of the meeting were to discuss:
(1) up-to-date frameworks and risk-based approaches for public health law, including requirements for implementing the International Health Regulations (2005) and for the control of communicable diseases and other public health risks;
(2) implications of international agreements on human rights for public health law; and
(3) the legislative interface between all laws that impact on public health, including those related to local government responsibility for public health.