Global Health Security

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Global Health Security

The rapid global movement of people, animals, and goods increases the risks that a local public health crisis could escalate into a worldwide catastrophe. In 2012, the Stimson Global Health Security Program explored the costs of strengthening health systems in developing nations -- and the costs of failing to do so.
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Research and Analysis

March 10, 2016 | EXPERT: Melissa S. Hersh

They came. They saw. They left.

March 7, 2016 | EXPERT: Melissa S. Hersh

By Melissa S. Hersh: 

May 15, 2013 | EXPERT: Julie E. Fischer

We need a coherent global health strategy that looks beyond each crisis to the bigger picture. The US has invested billions of dollars in confronting health threats abroad - one disease at a time

May 15, 2013 | EXPERT: Julie E. Fischer

We need a coherent global health strategy that looks beyond each crisis to the bigger picture. The 2003 SARS outbreak, when a new and virulent pneumonia spread by international travelers killed hundreds and wreaked havoc on Asian economic growth, illustrated the vulnerability of even developed nations to emerging infections.

May 15, 2013 | EXPERT: Sarah Kornblet

On September 19th, the United Nations General Assembly convened global leaders to confront an emerging health issue with major socioeconomic implications for only the second time in history.
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