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The World Health Organization is drafting a global pandemic treaty on pand
emic preparedness that would grant the agency absolute and unprecedented power over global biosecurity. The last days to comment on the draft are June 16 and June 17. Story at a glance: The World Health Organization has started drafting a global pandemic treaty on […]
The international community should work together "towards a new international treaty for pande
mic preparedness and response" to build a more robust global health architecture that will protect future generations, world leaders said in a commentary published today in several newspapers around the world.
Humanitarian organizations say that an international agreement on pandemic preparedness and response should include a waiver of patents and other intellectual property rights of vaccines,...
During the pandemic, the world has experienced how the geopolitics of global health have immediate, ruthless repercussions for the lives and livelihoods of billions, say Ilona Kickbusch and Anna Holzscheiter. The challenge of a pandemic treaty negotiation process is to be responsive to these interconnected levels of geopolitics