The new German government should play its part in global health security and preparedness.
This blog is part of a series by CGD and partnering institutions from Germany focused on presenting specific policy proposals for the next German government’s leadership on global development issues.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the ways in which the global health architecture was unprepared for a catastrophic health emergency, and above all, the limited and late international financing that has led to widespread disease and death. New pandemic waves threaten to derail recoveries.
As we near the end of a second year of living with continually spreading and mutating COVID-19, Europe and Germany have both a moral and an economic opportunity to increase their commitment to global health even