Toward a Common Secure Future: Four Global Commissions in the Wake of Ebola

PLoS Med. 2016 May 19;13(5):e1002042. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002042. eCollection 2016 May.


Lawrence Gostin and colleagues offer a set of priorities for global health preparedness and response for future infectious disease threats.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Global Health*
  • Hemorrhagic Fever, Ebola / prevention & control*
  • International Cooperation*
  • National Health Programs*
  • Public Health*
  • Research

Grants and funding

No specific funding was received for this work. SW was provided with travel and accommodation by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). LG and GL were provided with travel and accommodation by the NAM-led commission (Global Health Risk Framework) and by the UN (to advise on technical aspects of the UN High Level Panel report). Travel expenses were paid by the Harvard/LSHTM organizers for the following authors: LOG, AKJ, SM, PP, and GML.