Ending the Cycle of Crisis and Complacency in U.S. Global Health Security

CSIS  November 2019
According to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) report there is recognition that increasing levels of global disorder and conflict across the world are resulting in destruction of public health infrastructure and capacity, reduced access to critical services for vulnerable populations, and heightened risk of sudden outbreaks. These health threats undermine the economic and political security of nations. While formidable obstacles remain, experts are convinced there is a ripeness to health security, an opportunity to press for strengthening America’s policy approaches in a way that can drive forward overall U.S. global health engagement, bring about new resources, and heighten the engagement of industry and security institutions, in partnership with other partner countries, multilateral institutions, and civil organizations. They call for leadership, adequate, sustained, and rapid financing of pandemic preparedness and response; strengthened capacities to operate in a disordered world; and heightened attention to technological challenges and chart a united, bipartisan path toward strengthened global health security…read more.

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