A comment in The Lancet, December 08, 2021
Pandemic preparedness is political, resource intensive, and highly contextual. Yet, the inevitability of future pandemics and experience of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic reinforce the necessity of being prepared. In the Eastern Mediterranean region, both fragile and non-fragile countries face chronic weaknesses in health systems, making preparedness even more challenging.
The comment in The Lancet is written by Wasiq Khan, Abdinasir Abubakar, Richard J Brennan, Farida Al Hosani, Thoraya Obaid, Anders Nordstrom and Peter Friberg on how pandemic preparedness can be ensured amid the complexities of this region.
Read the article here