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Events & Past Milestones

Pilot Country Assessments

GHSA has developed a common set of 11 targets and an external assessment tool, which has now been piloted in 5 countries: Georgia, Peru, Portugal, Uganda, and the United Kingdom. See the assessments at:

Action Packages

The Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) is an effort by nations, international organizations, and civil society to accelerate progress toward a world safe and secure from infectious disease threats; to promote global health security as an international priority; and to spur progress toward full implementation of the World Health Organization (WHO) International Health Regulations 2005 (IHR), the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Performance of Veterinary Services (PVS) pathway, and other relevant global health security frameworks. In order to encourage progress toward these goals, the "Action Packages" concept was developed to facilitate regional and global collaboration…




What GHSA Is

What Global Health Security Is

Working with partners, the U.S. government seeks to accelerate progress toward a world safe from disease threats.

Why It Matters

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Disease threats can spread faster and more unpredictably than ever before.

U.S. Agenda

President Obama's video-greeting to attendees at GHSA High-Level Meeting ‎in Seoul, September 9, 2015.

Pilot Assessments

Progress on Global Health Security Agenda targets in 5 pilot countries.

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  • Page last updated: January 20, 2015
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