A priority for the Global Health Security Agenda is to create a structure for sending and receiving medicines.
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), a coalition of 200 organizations, plans to bring four to six vaccine candidates to the end of phase 2 trials by 2021.
A functioning clinical laboratory network is an indispensable part of the health system
The researcher asserts that “characterization of lesser-known pathogens should not hinge upon their outbreak status.”
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) secretariat presented an International Health Regulations implementation plan and a report on a blueprint for research and development concerning potentially epidemic diseases at its Executive Board meeting.
A team of international experts has warned that the world remains 'grossly underprepared' for outbreaks of infectious disease.
Pandemic preparedness requires long-term engagement with politically complex, multi-faceted problems.
Currently, about 80 percent of aid money supports domestic health systems, while 20 percent supports areas such as pandemic preparedness or antimicrobial resistance.
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations intends to develop and stockpile vaccines against three known viral threats, and support the development of technology to manufacture large amounts of vaccine quickly when needed.
The WHO needs $485 million to implement its new health-emergencies program.