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Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA): Strengthening Capacity for Health Security

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Dr. Jamechia Hoyle discusses the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA). The GHSA, initiated in 2014, focuses on combatting infectious diseases that cross borders. It’s a voluntary, country-driven effort aimed at accelerating International Health Regulations (IHR) capacities and Performance for Veterinary Services (PVS).

The GHSA envisions a world safe from infectious diseases, recognizing their global security implications. It emphasizes multisectoral cooperation, operationalizes One Health, and uses Joint External Evaluations (JEE) to assess and improve health security capacities. GHSA’s success led to its extension until 2024.

Please take some time to reflect questions below: – What is the main objective of the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA), and how does it address the global threat of infectious diseases?

  • How does the Joint External Evaluation (JEE) process work, and what role does it play in strengthening health security capacities?
  • What are the key components of GHSA’s approach to capacity building, and how have these efforts contributed to global health security?
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