The Role of Global Governance Institutions in mitigating the adverse Economic Impacts of Epidemics

Addressing vulnerability and promoting security
Posted Oct 12, 2020 | PEGNet policy brief, Belinda Archibong, Francis Annan, Uche Ekhator-Mobayode

In this PEGNet policy brief, Belinda Archibong, Francis Annan, and Uche Ekhator-Mobayode discuss the effects of epidemics, using evidence from meningitis epidemics in Africa, finding that these shocks have significant negative effects on economic activity and child health outcomes, and that global institutions like the WHO play an important role in mitigating their effects. They show how the influx of health financing from WHO and World Bank health projects have many positive outcomes, but that better targeting of health aid could lead to even greater benefits, especially in poorer regions with less health financing and access to health infrastructure.


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