Enhancing Global Security: Multi-Sectoral Approaches to Mitigating Infectious Disease Threats
Dr Keiji Fukuda, Assistant Director-General for Health Security and Environment, World Health Organization
Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, US Representative to the Global Partnership; Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs, US State Department
Professor Reinhard Burger, President, Robert Koch Institute, Germany
Dr Nina Steenhard, Head of Section, Center for Biosecurity and Biopreparedness, Statens Serum Institut, Denmark
Dr Scott Dowell, Director of Division of Global Health Disease Detection and Emergency Response, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
New and re-emerging infectious diseases pose an increasing global health threat, with the potential to impact both national and global security over the next few years.
This meeting seeks to bring together senior leaders from the security, human health and animal health communities, to share perspectives and develop tangible approaches that could be implemented over the next five years to significantly reduce global threats posed by infectious disease outbreaks.