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Episode 0 / Introduction – Front and Center: The COVID EOC Podcast

2020-05-28

Dr. Jason Moats, Dr. Rebecca Katz, Jeremy Konyndyk, and Tim Manning

 Episode 0 / Introduction – Front and Center: The COVID EOC PodcastJason, Rebecca, Jeremy, and Tim offer thoughts on current outbreak, highlighting how emergency operations centers are a critical part of an effective response effort. Then the group discusses what is next to come on the podcast, including COVID-local.org and the importance of helping each other solve this crisis. read more

Inside the Global Parliament of Mayors' #MayorsActNow Campaign

2020-04-22

Baharan Andishmand and Pietro d’Arcano

Inside the Global Parliament of Mayors' #MayorsActNow CampaignThe Global Parliament of Mayors initiated the Corona Crisis: Mayors Act Now Campaign to keep mayors informed and connected during the biggest global challenge of the 21st century, but pandemic preparedness is no new priority for the GPM. In 2018, mayors supported the GPM Bristol Declaration, which was established with the great support from the Georgetown University Center for Global Health Science & Security. Mayors committed to prioritize pandemic preparedness as a key component of urban health planning, collaborate with researchers and consultants to generate valid data to implement practical initiatives to improve urban health planning and pandemic preparedness. Finally, the GPM urged for an intra-city mechanism to efficiently share information and experiences to facilitate emergency responses. read more

COVID-19 Frontline Guide -- Webinar Launch

2020-03-31

COVID-Local Team

COVID-19 Frontline Guide -- Webinar LaunchOn Tuesday, March 31, 2020, the Nuclear Threat Initiative hosted a webinar highlighting the launch of the COVID-19 Frontline Guide for Local Decision-Makers, a product of NTI I bio, Georgetown University’s Center for Global Health Science and Security, and the Center for Global Development. read more

Launching COVID-Local "Notes from the Field" Blog

2020-03-31

COVID-Local Team

Launching COVID-Local "Notes from the Field" BlogSuccessful response the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States will require urgent and decisive action by state, local, and community leaders across the country. The, COVID-19 Frontline Guide was developed by top global health security leaders to support effective decision-making for local governments to better protect their communities. To help support this response, we have also launched a companion blog featuring two types of posts: “Notes from the Field” contributed by local government officials offering first-hand experience of dealing with the outbreak; “Reports from Experts” contributed by public health researchers on the implications of emerging research. read more

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Episode 0 / Introduction – Front and Center: The COVID EOC Podcast

Inside the Global Parliament of Mayors' #MayorsActNow Campaign

COVID-19 Frontline Guide -- Webinar Launch

Launching COVID-Local "Notes from the Field" Blog