Upcoming Series To Examine Global Disease Outbreak Preparedness
GlobalPost: Placing a dollar figure on health, following Ebola
Caelainn Hogan, GroundTruth fellow
“…I was in Washington for the World Bank and International Monetary Fund’s annual Spring Meetings, a marathon of talks centered on developments in global finance with experts and heads of state from around the world. This year, in the wake of the Ebola crisis, there was a strong focus on global health and how to finance better responses to health emergencies. For more than a month, I have been researching the lessons learned by the global health community from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and investigating how the world can prepare for the next big infectious disease epidemic for an upcoming GroundTruth series [that will be published in the coming months and presented in partnership with the Kaiser Family Foundation]…” (4/21).