Preventing pandemics via international development: a systems approach

PLoS Med. 2012;9(12):e1001354. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001354. Epub 2012 Dec 11.


Tiffany Bogich and colleagues find that breakdown or absence of public health infrastructure is most often the driver in pandemic outbreaks, whose prevention requires mainstream development funding rather than emergency funding.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Capacity Building / economics
  • Capacity Building / methods*
  • Global Health
  • Government Agencies
  • Humans
  • International Agencies
  • International Cooperation
  • Organizations, Nonprofit
  • Pandemics / prevention & control*
  • Public Health Administration* / economics
  • Systems Theory*