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Decoding GHSA

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Decoding GHSA: Global Health Security Agenda

To stop disease outbreaks as quickly as possible, we must close gaps in prevention, detection and response. That is the vision of the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA).

US Goal: Protect up to 4 billion people in 30 countries in 5 years

Problem

  • Disease spread faster and farther
  • Not prepared: About 70% of countries not prepared
  • Economic impact:
    • SARS - $30 billions globally
    • Ebola - Billions globally

Process

Targets and Action Packages:

Prevent Avoidable Catastrophes
  • Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Zoonotic Diseases
  • Biosafety/Biosecurity
  • Immunization
Detect Threats Early
  • National Laboratory Systems
  • Surveillance
  • Reporting
  • Workforce Development
Respond Rapidly and Effectively
  • Emergency Operations Centers
  • Public Health and Law Enforcement
  • Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment

Where

Targets and action packages leading and contributing countries by WHO Region

GHSA Leading Countries: Agreed to lead one or more action packages to reach targets

AFRO: African countries

  • Kenya
  • South Africa

EMRO: Eastern Mediterranean

  • Jordan

EURO: Europe

  • Denmark
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom

PAHO: Americas

  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • United States

SEARO: South-East Asia

  • Indonesia
  • Thailand

WPRO: Western Pacific

  • Malaysia
  • Republic of Korea
  • Vietnam

GHSA Contributing Countries: Committed to supporting the Global Health Security Agenda

AFRO: African

  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya*
  • Liberia
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zimbabwe

EMRO: Eastern Mediterranean

  • Jordan
  • Pakistan
  • Saudi Arabia*
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Yemen

EURO: Europe

  • Azerbaijan
  • Denmark
  • Finland*
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Israel
  • Italy*
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom

PAHO: Americas

  • Canada*
  • Chile*
  • Colombia
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • United States*

SEARO: South-East Asia

  • India*
  • Indonesia*
  • Thailand

WPRO: Western Pacific

  • Australia
  • China
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Republic of Korea*
  • Singapore
  • Vietnam

US Government Partner Countries: Targeted for GHSA investment and implementation

AFRO: African

  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Mozambique
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda

EMRO: Eastern Mediterranean

  • Jordan
  • Pakistan

EURO: Europe

  • Georgia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Ukraine

PAHO: Americas

  • Haiti
  • Peru

SEARO: South-East Asia

  • Bangladesh
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Thailand

WPRO: Western Pacific

  • Cambodia
  • Laos (LAO PDR)
  • Vietnam

*Steering Countries.

GHSA Timeline

2014
  • Feb: GHSA Launch in Washington, DC
  • May: Commitment Development Meeting in Helsinki, Finland
  • Aug: Commitment Meeting on Zoonotic Diseases in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Sep: Summit Announcing Country Commitments in Washington, DC
  • Dec: US Congress passes $1.9 billion Emergency Funding Request for Ebola and Global Health Security Agenda
2015
  • Jan: Steering Group Meeting led by Finland in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Mar: 17 US Government Phase I Partner Countries Selected
  • June: Second GHSA Steering Group Meeting in Paris, France
  • July: Building Health Systems Beyond Ebola in Capetown, South Africa
  • Sep: Ministerial Meeting in Seoul, South Korea

Impact

The GHS Agenda will:

  • Prevent illness and death from infectious disease threats globally and domestically
  • Improve countries’ ability to meet the priorities they set for themselves (International Health Regulation compliance)
  • Reduce impact to travel and trade

As of November, 2015

  • Page last reviewed: November 23, 2015
  • Page last updated: November 23, 2015
  • Content source: Global Health
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