Public Private Partnerships in trust-based public health social networking: Connecting organizations for regional disease surveillance (CORDS)
Journal of Commercial Biotechnology (2011) Volume 17
Co-authors: Leslie A Pray, Suwit Wibulpolprasert and Beverly Trayner
The article describes a new trust-based global health security initiative known as CORDS: Connecting Organizations for Regional Disease Surveillance. Initiated and managed by the Nuclear Threat Initiative with support of The Rockefeller Foundation, Fondation Mérieux and the Skoll Global Threats Fund. CORDS is a non-governmental platform to transform dialogue among public health, veterinary and wildlife professionals from multi-country infectious disease surveillance networks. It also links with the World Health Organization, World Organization for Animal Health and other global partners in managing cross-border emerging infectious disease threats and building disease surveillance capacity. The public–private partnerships of CORDS create a global social fabric and continuity of disease experts based upon trust.
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A journal article published in the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology (2011) Volume 17, describing a new trust-based global health security initiative known as CORDS: Connecting Organizations for Regional Disease Surveillance
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