Pandemics – governance (extract Global Catastrophic Risk report 2022)
The governance of pandemics typically involves collaboration between the WHO, ministries of health and public health institutions. Some nations have established national public health institutes the role of which is to monitor public health events. Here we discuss different kinds of co-operation regarding the governance of the risk of and response to pandemics. Authors: David Heymann, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Swee Kheng Khor.