Join | Renew | Donate
The GHSN quarterly newsletter features the latest news on the GHSN, upcoming global health meetings, health security news and much more...
Download Q5 now.
Join the conversation on global health security and take part in the online policy forums. Meet and network with other members from around the world.
Start a Conversation now...
Antonio Guterres has called for worldwide solidarity and demanded developed countries support health systems in countries that are short of resources. Watch UN chief here
Chinese health authorities found 137 asymptomatic cases of the coronavirus in a testing drive of almost 5 million people. Read more here
Spain, which is home to around 47 million people, is only the sixth country in the world to pass this toll - after the United States, India, Brazil, Russia and Argentina. Read more here
A second wave is sweeping Europe with the WHO blaming surging coronavirus numbers on countries' failure to enforce quarantine. Read more here
Britain will help to fund trials using a manufactured COVID-19 virus to deliberately infect young healthy volunteers. SBS reports
Europe passed the grim milestone of 250,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday amid a 44 per cent increase in cases last week. BBC reports
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a reverse to the global progress against tuberculosis. The latest global TB report released by the WHO has noted that reallocation of human, financial and other resources has resulted in fewer TB case notifications. Read more here
Scientists from Oxford University have developed a rapid diagnostic test that detects and identifies viruses in less than 5 minutes.
Read more here
The WHO Health Ethics and Governance Unit invites proposals which address the ethics of COVID-19 public health preparedness and response. (Please note that we will also accept proposals that look beyond COVID-19 to focus on preparedness and response and research in public health emergencies more generally.) This call for proposals has been issued to support both the work of the Unit and PHEPREN (the Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Ethics Network), which is currently focuses on the COVID-19 pandemic.
For further details and how to apply can be found here