In 2016, the World Bank announced a $500 million financing mechanism designed to quickly mobilize funds to tackle global outbreaks of disease.
China has established a network for monitoring infectious diseases that encompasses 12 national labs, 91 regional labs, and more than 800 hospitals.
The Los Angeles County Community Disaster ResilienceExit Icon (LACCDR) project, developed by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health focused on coalition building, community education, and community resilience activities.
The new system brings together supply chain and logistics information to enable end-to-end tracking of pandemic response items.
Researchers sought to determine the time needed for start-up procedures and barriers encountered for observational studies of infectious disease outbreaks.
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 new biological-behavioral-operational computer model may be able to decision makers choose the best intervention strategies to rapidly contain an outbreak.
On January 31, the African Union launched Africa’s continent-wide public health agency — the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor and respond to disease across borders.
A malaria epidemic of more than three million cases in 2015, and another four million cases in 2016 has also strained the health system.
This report offers an assessment of the extent to which (1) the US Department of Defense (DoD) has plans for supporting civil authorities in the event of a pandemic and (2) the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have plans to respond to a pandemic if DoD support capabilities are limited.