Responding to Covid 19 and other emergent diseases require a concerted approach. Strengthening health security by implementing the International Health Regulations https://www.who.int/ihr/publications/9789241580496/en/ is the way forward. In 2017, the Malaria Elimination Initiative at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Global Health Group and Health Management Support Team were commissioned by ADB and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to lead a study for the creation of a health security fund for the Asia Pacific Region. “Considerations for a Regional Health Security Fund for the Asia Pacific Region”.
This report was written by Roberto Garcia Saez and Corinne Eisma with input from Jim Tulloch and Rima Shretta.
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