PANDEMICS

PANDEMICS

The 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa illustrated starkly why the world must improve its ability to contain epidemics. In January 2015, private sector participants at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos expressed a desire to establish better coordination across sectors to enhance global pandemic response capabilities.
As a follow-up to the Davos meeting, several public and private sector entities came together in spring 2015 to launch an innovative public-private partnership: the Pandemic Supply Chain Network. To read more about the effects of pandemics and the relevance of the Networks efforts, please click on the links below.