Think Tanks et al

Think Tanks et al

Accessed 14 Sep 2019
Future Development
Are the multilaterals ready to act on pandemic prevention and other global public goods?
Kaci Kennedy McDade and Gavin Yamey
Wednesday, September 11, 2019


Center for Global Development
September 12, 2019
Reflections on 15 Years of “Market Shaping”: The Case of the Pentavalent Vaccine
Over the past two decades, several global health institutions have attempted to improve public health by influencing the characteristics of health product markets, including pricing, quality, overall production, and the supplier and product landscapes. We examine the role of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance in market shaping.
Rachel Silverman


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The Ebola Virus Is Winning in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo
September 12, 2019 | By J. Stephen Morrison
Hard barriers to access lie at the very heart of the agonizing struggle by international and Congolese responders to contain and ultimately arrest the Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). As of early September 2019, there have been over 3,000 cases and 2,000 deaths. Foremost among the barriers to access are insecurity and chaos, which gravely and consistently thwart access to the hot zone, in effect providing shelter for the virus.
Four other forces contribute profoundly to creating an environment in which it has not been possible to confront and circumnavigate DRC’s insecurity and chaos in order to carry out the public health actions essential to end the Ebola outbreak. These compounding factors include DRC’s dysfunctional governance, the absence of high-level major power engagement, the overload created by DRC’s high number of infectious disease outbreaks amid a roiling humanitarian crisis, and the flawed implementation and management of an underfinanced international response…


Council on Foreign Relations
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Kaiser Family Foundation
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