CGD Blog Post Outlines Importance Of Research, Funding To Prepare For Next Ebola Outbreak

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: Preparing for the Next Ebola Outbreak: Incentivizing the Right Type of Capacity
Kalipso Chalkidou, director of global health policy and senior fellow at CGD, discusses a recent report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) “making the case for ‘Integrating Clinical Research into Epidemic Response.’ … [F]or a disease like Ebola, where no vaccine or therapeutic product currently exists, and where the only way such a vaccine or treatment can be tested and licensed for use in humans is through research carried out in the context of the next outbreak, the message of the NASEM report is a critical one: research saves lives.” Chalkidou highlights several takeaways from the report, as well as her thoughts and suggestions (10/16).