The Covid-19 outbreak is still profoundly shaping national, European as well as world politics, ultimately leading to various changes and developments in global health governance. Against this backdrop, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) would like to draw your attention to the recent publications of SWP’s Global Health project.
Susan Bergner, Isabell Kump
The European Union should collect health data centrally
The calls to strengthen the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control must now be followed by action. Harmonising health data is crucial for better coordination in Europe, Isabell Kump and Susan Bergner argue.
Point of View, 25.06.2020
“We have about a year to build the necessary infrastructure”
For the purpose of developing a coronavirus vaccine, the EU has raised around seven and a half billion euros through its pledging conference. In an interview, global health expert Maike Voss explains why money is not the only thing that counts.
Point of View, 14.05.2020
Susan Bergner, Nadine Godehardt, Maike Voss
Global Health Policy Is World Politics
The Covid-19 outbreak is an acid test for the international order, which was already under enormous pressure before the crisis. According to Susan Bergner, Nadine Godehardt, and Maike Voss, the political will to shape health policy globally is needed to achieve sustainable success.
Point of View, 27.04.2020
Jan-Christoph Heilinger, Sridhar Venkatapuram, Maike Voss, Verina Wild
Bringing Ethics into the Global Coronavirus Response
in: The Hastings Center, 22.06.2020 (online)
Ilona Kickbusch, Susan Bergner
Coronavirus in Europe: Who If Not Us?
Can the EU balance internal recovery with geopolitical influence and lift its gaze towards the international sphere?
in: Think Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations, 22.04.2020 (online)
In addition, SWP maintains a dossier on the Covid-19 outbreak that brings together SWP analyses, media contributions and external publications. The dossier covers different perspectives on the outbreak and is consistently being updated.