Knowledge Note

"Ways in which national governments and development partners can finance investments in-country and regional preparedness and response capacities"

Deadly infectious pandemics will mark humanity’s future, as they have shaped its past. Neither individual governments nor the global community can entirely prevent the emergence of infectious threats. But we can be much better prepared. This report by the International Working Group on Financing Preparedness (IWG) proposes ways in which national governments and development partners can finance investments in-country and regional preparedness and response capacities for pandemics and other health emergencies.

This Knowledge Note is an excerpt from the From Panic and Neglect to Investing in Health Security: Financing Pandemic Preparedness at a National Level report. You can read the full report here.