One Health

Re: Proposal for the WHO Pandemic Agreement (22 April 2024)

Wildlife Conservation Society Canada [WCS Canada]


WCS Canada is advocating for the robust protection of articles concerning pandemic prevention, public health surveillance, and One Health principles.

Abstract

Countries are approaching the final stages of negotiations for a new international Pandemic Agreement aimed at enhancing global readiness and response to pandemics. The agreement seeks to bolster efforts in prevention, preparedness, and response worldwide.

WCS Canada is advocating for the robust protection of articles concerning pandemic prevention, public health surveillance, and One Health principles. In Canada, aligning the implementation of the Pandemic Agreement with the emerging 2030 Biodiversity Strategy, especially in embracing a comprehensive 'whole-of-government' and One Health approach, is crucial for effective management of pandemics.

Recommended citation

Wildlife Conservation Society Canada [WCS Canada] (2024). Re: Proposal for the WHO Pandemic Agreement (22 April 2024). Wildlife Conservation Society Canada [WCS Canada]. https://wcscanada.org/resources/re-proposal-for-the-who-pandemic-agreement-22-april-2024/

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