Analysts, Stakeholders Developing Potential International Pandemic Insurance Schemes
Reuters: New pandemic insurance to prevent crises through early payouts
“…Analysts are developing insurance schemes that could turn the humanitarian system on its head, by paying out money as soon as a disease breaks out to stop it becoming an international crisis, rather than trying to raise funds after the event. The World Bank, the African Union, a consortium of aid agencies, and experts in the private sector are starting to do the sums and figure out what such schemes could look like…” (Whiting, 3/26).
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