A bio-secure future
Global Biosecurity Forum envisions a bio-secure future where successful coalition-building drives adequate spending on disease spread prevention, unified policy frameworks, and unconditional sharing of information towards a more resilient future.
COVID-19 has taught us that untimely action, a lack of cooperation and insufficient funding can have catastrophic consequences. Therefore, the aim of this initiative is to complement existing initiatives to expand capacity to address these issues by leveraging our expertise in public-private partnerships and coalition building.
Estimates show that preventive measures to avoid another pandemic of the same caliber as COVID-19 would cost a relatively low amount of $22 to $31 billion annually. In comparison, the COVID-19 pandemic has been estimated to cost between $8.1 and $15.8 trillion globally.