“Different faces of a single threat”: Global Health Must Play a Bigger Role in Planetary Health

{Photo Credit: Warren Zelman}Photo Credit: Warren Zelman

“In mid-July, a G-20 panel called for $75 billion in financing over the next 5 years to develop flexible, responsive health systems that provide early detection of and faster response to disease outbreaks. While these capabilities are critical in responding to outbreaks, they will ultimately fail to prevent another pandemic,” writes MSH’s Senior External Affairs Officer, Ashley Arabasadi, in an opinion article for Global Health NOW. “This is because we’ve been viewing global health security through the narrow lens of human health. Instead, we need a comprehensive new approach.”

Read the commentary in Global Health NOW