National Academy of Medicine

NEJM Perspective — Creating a Global Health Risk Framework

August 05, 2015

NAM President Victor J. Dzau, chair of the International Oversight Group of the Global Health Risk Framework, and Judith Rodin, vice-chair, have authored a new Perspective in the New England Journal of Medicine:

…the Ebola outbreak has had catastrophic health, economic, and social effects on Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and beyond. Clearly, a unifying framework for managing global public health events is needed.

The complete article is available at (DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1509136).