A framework for stimulating economic investments to prevent emerging diseases

Read the latest WHO article on co-authored by our director, Gavin Yamey. The article presents a five pillars framework to institutionalize investment-driven approaches to emerging infectious disease risk mitigation and to catalyse the transition to actionable prevention efforts:

  • Strengthen the evidence base
  • Scale up economically informed, tested and validated innovations
  • Incentivize investments that mitigate risks
  • Mobilize funding for such investments
  • Collectively commit to treating emerging infectious disease prevention as a global public good