Integration of vaccination with emergency response augments global health security by reducing disease burden, and preventing spread across international borders.
Over a billion people are unaccounted for, which means they often don’t receive basic services.
This report discusses current pandemic preparedness and response capabilities, and provides recommendations for improvement.
Biosecurity and biosafety are under-represented in global policy discussions about pandemic preparedness.
The first step to preventing the next global pandemic is ensuring that all countries have robust and functioning public health systems.
The World Bank simulation looked at the impact on travel and tourism of an outbreak of a mysterious respiratory virus in a hypothetical country.
Only six countries have taken steps to evaluate their ability to withstand a global pandemic.
Diseases such as monkeypox require high technology to be able to test and detect the virus, while only a few of the required technologies were available in Nigeria.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Global Rapid Response Team (GRRT) is committed to strengthening emergency response capacity to respond to outbreaks and emergencies worldwide.
RAND created the 'Infectious Disease Vulnerability Index' to help US government and international agencies identify hot spot countries and inform programming to preemptively help mitigate the spread and effects of potential transnational outbreaks.