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Today we released a new special feature in the journal #HealthSecurity as part of @WHO joint call for articles on infodemics with 5 leading peer-reviewed journals in all related to the components of infodemics during PH emergencies - liebertpub.com/toc/hs/19/1
“infodemic” is used to denote a rapid, large-scale spread of health info & misinformation through a variety of media and informational channels. This overabundance of information—some accurate and some not—makes it difficult for people to differentiate between false & true info.
Articles on: practice & research-based analysis of misinfo, characteristics of successful online messaging, disinfo & epidemics in the context of biowarfare, understanding the impact of diff news sources on risk perception & use of community listening to respond to false info.
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I will speak at the International COVID-19 Conference Friday, May 15th, 2020.

Click and register the Zoom Link if you wish to attend the Conference: stanford.zoom.us/webinar/regist…
#COVID19 #healthsecurity #surveillance @StanfordMed @thePHFI @IIPHHyderabad ImageImage
India is in the mid-level ranking for COVID-19 safety index, which includes four quadrants: quarantine efficiency, government management efficiency, monitoring & detection and emergency treatment readiness. Thailand & India are similar in the GHS index and COVID-19 safety index. Image
In this graph, only Thailand is there. India & Thailand are above average in GHS but poor in COVID-19 safety index.
Countries like Australia and South Korea rank well on both indices, top performers in #GHS
#UK #US are not in the top 40 performers in the Covid-19 safety index
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WIN-WIN! Representatives @SusanWBrooks (IN) and @RepBera (CA) call for a #COVID19 Response Corps to help stop the pandemic and create jobs mobilizing returned @PeaceCorps volunteers w/@fema @CSIS Commission on #HealthSecurity #COVIDResponseCorps A thread. csis.org/analysis/covid…
2/n U.S. COVID-19 Response Corps (CRC): trained, deployable workforce for urgent needs of national response with skills in health education, logistics, social program delivery, education, communications, data analysis, and other fields.
3/n Deployed to state and local areas to support contact tracing, isolation, quarantine, social support, logistical support, testing, decontamination, call centers, at-risk populations, elderly, homeless - critical activities to #FlattenTheCurve and mitigate the economic impacts
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#IR #HealthSecurity #stefanelbe #colinMcInnes most insightful approach is that of @DrSophieHarman global health governance : key challenges remain on how to assist the important role of the WHO as main provider of global health security
@DrSophieHarman role of military , financing for #WHO, growing leadership of foundations ( in COVID19 is has not been Bill and Melinda Gates but Jack Ma & AliBaba)
@DrSophieHarman "how global health can remain relevant mixed agendas #SDGs & anti-globalist populism" @threadreaderapp compile
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Universal Health Coverage Passes Key Global Milestone:
WHO welcomes @IPUparliament's Resolution on #HealthForAll 👉bit.ly/2BgIrF4
Universal Health Coverage is increasingly regarded as a cornerstone for sustainable global development as leaders and communities acknowledge that health is both a human right and essential to economic growth. bit.ly/2BgIrF4 #IPU141 #HealthForAll
“Universal health coverage is a political choice. Last month at #UNGA, the world’s leaders signalled their readiness to make that choice. Now it’s time to turn those commitments into health results”-@DrTedros #IPU141
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I've had interesting and very stimulating discussions this week, that highlight the critical difference the government structure in a Federal Republic like #Nigeria creates for health security, compared to countries with unitary systems of government

#NCDCSundayReflections
Our role at @NCDCgov as included in the #NCDCAct requires us to 'support' states in outbreak preparedness and response. However, the dependence from states on the national agency is very high. Yet, we cannot ignore, because when we do, people die.
Health is on the "concurrent" list in #Nigeria, i.e responsibility of Federal & Sate govts. Unlike our security architecture which is centralised, our #healthsecurity is de-centralised. No clear line of control & we've to work hard to collaborate & cooperate across govt levels
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