The Ebola outbreak unfolding in Eastern DRC is the most recent, powerful showcase of what it means to battle dangerous health security threats in a disordered world. While categoric judgments are elusive, the high risk of losing the game in the DRC is becoming apparent.
July 5, 2018
| J. Stephen MorrisonWelcome to the July 2018 newsletter from the Global Health Policy Center (GHPC) at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)! We invite you to catch up on our latest content.
June 28, 2018
| J. Stephen MorrisonIt is not too late for the Trump administration to reverse course. Perhaps the renewed threat of Ebola will refocus its imagination and return a sense of strategic purpose to guaranteeing America’s health security.
There are proactive high-level diplomatic steps that the United States and others can and should initiate today to improve the immediate health and humanitarian situation inside North Korea, while planning for the future.
100 years ago this month, the Spanish influenza ignited. It would ultimately kill 50 million and bypass armies, health defenses, and geographic barriers in the process. Within this dark chapter of history are important lessons for the world of 2018.
Happy New Year and welcome to the January 2018 newsletter from the Global Health Policy Center (GHPC) at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)! We invite you to catch up on our latest...
In 2015, a sudden HIV outbreak, triggered by the sharing of needles among opioid users in a seemingly improbable setting—rural Scott county Indiana, population 24,000—precipitated a public health emergency. To date, 227 people in Scott county have been diagnosed...