Devex Speaks With Stakeholders At World Economic Forum About CEPI’s First Year, Disease Outbreak Preparedness
Devex: CEPI, a year in: How can we get ready for the next pandemic?
“…The news last month that the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will downsize its epidemic prevention activities has global health organizations sounding the alarm that funding cuts will leave the world unprepared for the next outbreak. But when the conversation at the World Economic Forum meetings turned to potential roadmaps for progress against pandemics, participants could take some comfort in the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, launched here at Davos in Jan. 2017. … In Davos, Devex spoke with some key stakeholders involved in its formation to get a sense of progress so far and what more is needed…” (Cheney, 2/5).