Global health security within a new world order, where conflict and contagion are set to define our future

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Sanjay Pooran


Global health security is based around an actionable public health system that is quality assured to exacting standards to detect, prevent and respond to threats that are of an infectious disease in nature. The problem that has existed for years, is such systems have operated in isolation. That isolation represents an evolving threat to the safety and security of mankind. This paper attempts to examine the parameters of global health security, within the new world order that we find ourselves in, one where both contagion most recently COVID-19 and conflict, invasion of Ukraine set to challenge our thinking.


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Pooran, S. (2023). Global health security within a new world order, where conflict and contagion are set to define our future. National Interest, 3(12), 40–51. Retrieved from
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