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

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

Thursday 1 October, 2020 01:00 PM in Amsterdam, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vulnerability of countries and communities to the risks and impacts of health emergencies and disasters. The pandemic has demonstrated that many health threats require actions outside the ability of any single country or organization to address by themselves. … Continue reading Sustainable preparedness for health security and resilience: Adopting a whole-of-society approach and breaking the “panic-then-forget” cycle

Community-based surveillance advances the Global Health Security Agenda in Ghana

Merali S, Asiedu-Bekoe F, Clara A, Adjabeng M, Baffoenyarko I, Frimpong JA, et al. (2020) Community-based surveillance advances the Global Health Security Agenda in Ghana. PLoSONE 15(8): e0237320. Ghana Health Service (GHS) has strengthened community-based surveillance (CBS) to facilitate early detection and rapid reporting of health events of all origins. Since June 2017, GHS has … Continue reading Community-based surveillance advances the Global Health Security Agenda in Ghana

The 6th GHSA Ministerial Meeting

Save the Date https://videopress.com/v/7Q313RLQ?preloadContent=metadata Thailand will host the 6th Ministerial Meeting under the theme, “Bridging Cooperative Action for Global Health Security” on November 18-20, 2020. 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 Ministerial Meeting seeks to … Continue reading The 6th GHSA Ministerial Meeting