Global Health and Preparedness Advocacy

Global Health and Preparedness Advocacy

Emory University has a unique role in global health and emergency preparedness.

Preparing for the Next Epidemic

Preparing for the Next Epidemic

Our ability to treat an infectious disease patient safely on site in our Serious Communicable Diseases Unit (SCDU), educate and prepare the nation's workforce through the National Ebola Training and Education Center, and stop infectious disease at its source through the International Association of National Public Health Institutes, is a continuum of preparedness unique to Emory.

Emory SCDU

Global Health and Preparedness Advocacy

Global Health and IANPHI

In 2018, IANPHI Founder, Dr. Jeff Koplan interviewed Senator Isakson about his work in the global health space and how IAPNHI has been a partner to organizations around the world. Senator Isakson sits on the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations including the subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy. He has been a champion of emergency preparedness and the importance of working with countries around the world to keep diseases from spreading. The International Association of National Public Health Institutes (IANPHI) is a global initiative that aims to develop stronger and more coordinated public health systems through the development and support of national public health institutes (NPHIs). IANPHI is also a professional association for NPHI directors, providing a platform for advocacy and collective action in addressing public health challenges and opportunities. Founded in 2001 by Dr. Jeffrey P. Koplan and international colleagues, IANPHI is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other donors, its member institutions, and private-sector partners. IANPHI currently has 84 members and has supported projects in more than 35 countries.


Global Health and Preparedness Advocacy

Dr. Koplan's Interview with Senator Isakson

Click on the button below to view Dr. Jeff Koplan's recent interview with Senator Isakson about his work in the global health space.

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