July 11, 2006
Pandemics - Are We Prepared?
The SOA has developed this Web page to help actuaries respond to senior management questions about their organization's readiness for a potential pandemic. The information in this site will assist actuaries in addressing the potential consequences of a pandemic, especially how they relate to providing companies and their clients with professional advice, should such an event occur. Insurance and health care industries, in particular, could suffer serious repercussions in the wake of such an event. This information will also be of interest to other professionals.
Your Knowledge-Top 20 Papers on Avian Bird Flu
What should an actuary read if he/she has only one or two hours to understand avian influenza from a personal and professional perspective?
- The SOA's Flagship
Pandemic Research Study
With this study, the SOA expects to provide insight into the potential impact a pandemic could have on life and health insurers.
- ERM for Pandemics-Expert
A roundtable of leading experts was held on March 21, 2006. Click here to view the transcript of this event.
Actuarial Meetings/Previous Meeting Handouts Focused on Avian Flu
A variety of opportunities to attend meetings on pandemics exist, including the SOA Health Spring Meeting, featuring Dr. Michael T. Osterholm, a renowned CIDRAP pandemics expert.
Influenza Links to Other Organizations
Learn more about pandemics and catastrophic events.
INTERNATIONAL / ASIA PACIFIC | May 24, 2006 Bird Flu Case May Be First Double Jump By Donald G. McNeil Jr.
SOA Press Release
Canadian Underwriter and Insurance Journal both published the announcement of the SOA’s upcoming research.
- CDC Health Alerts
Antival Drugs and Influenza
CDC Recommends Against the Use of Amantadine and Rimantadine for Treatment or Prophylaxis of Influenza in the United States during the 2006 Influenza Season.
For more information, please visit the SOA website.
Posted by Tom Troceen