Latest pandemic preparedness News

University of Queensland partners with Georgia’s Emory University to establish Queensland Emory Vaccine Centre
Pandemic amnesia as ACDC gets zero funding
Eliminating Malaria In Our Region
Bridging disciplinary and sectoral silos to strengthen pandemic preparedness and response
Researchers Join World Leaders At World Health Summit
WHO and France convene high-level meeting to defeat meningitis
Statement on the outcomes of the ICMRA-WHO joint workshop on COVID-19 vaccines strain change
Enhancing Global Health and Well-Being: WHO and the Netherlands strengthen their Partnership
Clarification: Long COVID Expert Group completed its work in 2022
2023: outbreaks of swine influenza
2023: outbreaks of avian influenza
Influenza Health Worker Vaccination Programmes: Platforms for Pandemic Preparedness
Promoting a risk-based approach for the regulatory oversight of vaccines used in pandemics
PAHO drives evidence-generation on the burden of influenza through strategic research initiatives
WHO Member States agree to resume negotiations aimed at finalizing the world’s first pandemic agreement
WHO launches CoViNet: a global network for coronaviruses
Call for urgent agreement on international deal to prepare for and prevent future pandemics
Australian Institute For Infectious Disease One Step Closer
India gets “PRET” for future pandemics: a national consultation on developing the content framework for the National Pandemic Preparedness Plan for Respiratory Viruses
Covid Inquiry Update
Government consults on expanding COVID-19 Inquiry terms of reference
WHO introduces the Health Technology Access Pool
Boosting Pandemic Preparedness With Research Grants
Second WHO global technical consultation on public health and social measures during health emergencies, November 2023
Thunderstruck by the interim ACDC: the most significant public health infrastructure in decades
COVID-19 vaccinations shift to regular immunization as COVAX draws to a close
COVID-19 vaccinations shit to regular immunization as COVAX draws to a close
Governments continue discussions on pandemic agreement negotiating text
Global meeting on strengthening public-private provider engagement outlines key actions to accelerate the TB response towards reaching commitments made by world leaders…
University of Queensland to establish world-leading mRNA laboratory
UQ to establish world leading mRNA lab
Message by the Director of the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals at WHO – September 2023
World leaders commit to new targets to end TB
WHO releases step by step guide to help countries develop their national genomic surveillance strategy for pathogens with pandemic and epidemic potential
First WHO report details devastating impact of hypertension and ways to stop it
Australia’s leading scientists respond to Universities Accord interim report
New WHO guidance on HIV viral suppression and scientific updates released at IAS 2023
Welcoming a new era for respiratory pathogen pandemic preparedness in the Western Balkans and the Republic of Moldova
Mongolia reviews lessons learned to be better prepared for the next pandemic
Message by the Director of the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals at WHO – June 2023
Vaxxas opens needle-free vaccine manufacturing site and global HQ in Brisbane
WHO and the Global Fund announce commitment for enhanced collaboration
UQ forges global partnership to create home-grown vaccines
Developing a global research agenda for public health and social measures: Research priorities for COVID-19
Seventy-sixth World Health Assembly – Daily update: 30 May 2023
Bolivia conducts a simulation exercise to strengthen the National Deployment and Vaccination Plan for influenza and other respiratory viruses
Common approach across two regions: delivering respiratory pathogen simulation exercises in Costa Rica and Lebanon
Statement on the fifteenth meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic