PRESS RELEASE: Africa CDC and Uganda Assume APP3 Co-Chair, CARPHA Welcomes “Exciting Year” Ahead

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and the Government of Uganda will assume responsibilities as co-Chair of the GHSA Action Package for Biosafety and Biosecurity (APP3) for the 2021-2022 term beginning in November of this year. This is the first time the group will be chaired by a government and regional organization in … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Africa CDC and Uganda Assume APP3 Co-Chair, CARPHA Welcomes “Exciting Year” Ahead

GLOBAL HEALTH SECURITY AGENDA NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2021

Message from the Chair Greetings from Thailand! With continued challenges and the layers of issues brought on by the pandemic, we are reminded once again of the important role that the GHSA has been working with countries in preparing to better prevent and manage infectious disease health threats.  Over the past several months, the GHSA … Continue reading GLOBAL HEALTH SECURITY AGENDA NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2021

GLOBAL HEALTH SECURITY AGENDA NEWSLETTER JUNE 2021

We have now reached the midway point of the year and the midway point in our role as the GHSA Steering Group Chair. While some countries are showing signs of optimism that we can emerge from COVID-19, the state of the world is still that of a pandemic. As our countries and organizations continue to respond, … Continue reading GLOBAL HEALTH SECURITY AGENDA NEWSLETTER JUNE 2021

CARPHA is the New Chair for the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) Action Package Prevent 3 Biosafety and Biosecurity

In 2019 CARPHA became an active member of the international network for the GHSA Action Package for Biosafety and Biosecurity (Action Package Prevent 3). On request of the previous Chair - Portugal, CARPHA assumed responsibilities as the Chair of the GHSA APP3 for the period October 2020 to September 2021. The agency is the only … Continue reading CARPHA is the New Chair for the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) Action Package Prevent 3 Biosafety and Biosecurity

GHSA Newsletter, December 2020

Greetings from the GHSA Chair in 2021 GHSA members, colleagues and friends,Thailand appreciates the Netherlands’ leading role as the GHSA Chair for the past two years and during the 6th Ministerial Meeting this year. We have acknowledged a greater importance of GHSA in achieving the vision of a world safe and secure from global health … Continue reading GHSA Newsletter, December 2020

Chair’s Declaration on the 6th Ministerial Meeting of the Global Health Security Agenda

The 6th Global Health Security Agenda Ministerial Meeting was hosted by the Kingdom of Thailand on November 18-20, 2020, under the theme “Bridging Cooperative Action for Global Health Security.” Now, more than ever before, the world recognizes this moment as the most important time to highlight global health security and to secure GHSA commitments. The … Continue reading Chair’s Declaration on the 6th Ministerial Meeting of the Global Health Security Agenda

Thailand’s review of the health system response to COVID-19

News Release from the World Health Organization (WHO) Text adapted from WHO Thailand has become one of the first countries in the world to review how its health system has so far responded to COVID-19. This process, known as a joint Intra-Action Review (IAR), had two goals - to identify what went well during the … Continue reading Thailand’s review of the health system response to COVID-19

Sustainable preparedness for health security and resilience through a whole-of-society approach: Breaking the “panic-then-forget” cycle

On October 1st, the Minister of Medical Care and Sports for the Netherlands H. E. Van Ark represented the GHSA at the United Nations General Assembly side event "Sustainable preparedness for health security and resilience through a whole-of-society approach: Breaking the "panic-then-forget" cycle". This side event was hosted by the WHO, and a prime example … Continue reading Sustainable preparedness for health security and resilience through a whole-of-society approach: Breaking the “panic-then-forget” cycle