COVID-19 & Emerging Infectious Diseases

Mobilizing to Fight Outbreaks and Emerging Infectious Diseases COVID-19, Zika and Ebola. Emerging new diseases have made for some scary headlines—and will continue to threaten men, women and children across the world. In concert with our efforts to prevent and control public health crises by enhancing global health security, Jhpiego works with global, regional and

Global Health Security

Building Resilient Health Systems for a Safer World Strong public health systems not only enable families and communities to thrive, but also help to ensure stable economies and countries. Jhpiego works with governments and other stakeholders to strengthen health systems and the policies and legislation that support them, so that countries can prevent, detect and

Strengthening hospital infection prevention and control in Pakistan

Global Health Security project helps build resilient health systems By Ammar Zafarullah & Leanne Gray Karachi, Pakistan–Civil Hospital Karachi has seen its fair share of public health emergencies since it was first built over a century ago: the bubonic plague pandemic of 1894, the influenza pandemic of 1918, outbreaks of leprosy and, since 2020, the