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Understanding existing resources is crucial to building collective action and accountability. Use these resources to take action to build stronger national and global health security.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) Joint External Evaluation (JEE) Tool
Advocate for a public health assessment: Scores from the World Health Organization (WHO) Joint External Evaluation (JEE) reports and the GHS Index reflect different assessments of health security, and the two can be used together to create a more complete picture of global preparedness.
The Global Health Security Agenda
Stimulate global health partnerships: The Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) can be used alongside the specific evaluative information of the JEE assessments to provide insight on the state of global cooperation to improve infectious disease control.
Global Catastrophic Biological Risks: Toward a Working Definition (The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security)
Understand the threats: “Global Catastrophic Biological Risks: Toward a Working Definition,” an essay written by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, provides context on how the GHS Index indicators establish measures that can be used to prevent and respond to potential global catastrophic biological risks (GCBRs).