Global Health Security Index Serves As Tool To Assess Health System Capacities While Considering Social, Political, Environmental Factors

BMJ Global Health: The value proposition of the Global Health Security Index
Sanjana J. Ravi, senior analyst at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, and colleagues discuss how the Global Health Security Index (GHS Index), a comprehensive assessment of health security and related capabilities across 195 countries, “can help decision makers identify weaknesses in systems for preventing, detecting, and responding to outbreaks, while also considering relevant social, political, and environmental risk factors” (10/8).

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