As the world continues to fail the COVID-19 pandemic stress test, an increasing number of important efforts are underway to strengthen global health security.
The third of the Global Challenges Foundation policy perspective series examines pandemics, the World Health Organization, and which reforms are necessary to prevent future pandemics.
Jens Orback, Executive Director of the Global Challenges Foundation, interviews David L. Heymann, the co-author of the report A new understanding of global health security: three interlocking functions as well as professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Comments are provided by Göran Tomson, professor of International Health Systems Research at the Karolinska Institute.
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