The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB) is an independent monitoring and accountability body to ensure preparedness for global health crises.

Geneva, Switzerland
Joined June 2020
In our 2021 report, @TheGPMB called for leaders to address the global divisions and inequities that have characterised the #COVID19 #pandemic. Now, we are once again calling for increased accountability and a renewed commitment to progress. Read more here: bit.ly/3oPjbih
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In October 2021, the GPMB called for world leaders to take 5 urgent actions to strengthen #pandemic preparedness. Today, we call for a renewed global commitment and increased accountability from those responsible for making these decisions. Read here: bit.ly/3oPjbih
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“We are attempting to solve today’s pandemic and prevent tomorrow’s disaster with yesterday’s tools” @yodifiji, WHO Special Envoy for the ACT-Accelerator, posits the need for a unified global response to build the #solidarity needed for more robust #pandemic preparedness.
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"Planning is not preparedness." In September 2021, @TheGPMB hosted a series of roundtables discussing the steps to improve global preparedness and turn #wordsintoaction. @HFineberg discusses the significance of action above planning.
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Some criticize the effectiveness of @WHO. If you do, fund it - give it more authority & then hold it more accountable. Contributing to WHO is about investment. “None of us is safe until we all are” shouldn't just be words - we need to translate them into action. #EB150 #WHOImpact
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Pre #COVID19, up to 53% of 10-year-olds in LMICs could not read or understand simple text. Today, that number has risen to 70%. The latest report from @UNICEF @UNESCO @WBG_Health outlines the urgency of the global educational crisis. Read more: uni.cf/343xIPT
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“Vaccination remains a yawning divide between the west and the developing world.” Read more about the disproprionate impacts of #Covid19 and the role of preparedness in mitigating the consequences of future global health emergencies in this @FT piece: on.ft.com/3qReQMM
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"If at the country level, we are not ready to face future pandemics, what can we do to fix it?" @DrDanielNgamije discusses the significance of preparedness in #pandemic response.
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“We have been seeing innovation, but what is not happening today is a new global solidarity”. @MichelSidibe discusses the inter-section between #innovation and #equity in #pandemicresponse
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As we approach the end of the year, @TheGPMB is dedicated to tracking progress towards more purposeful and equitable #pandemic prevention and response.
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The @WHO Working Group on Sustainable Financing met on the 13 - 15 December, but did not reach agreement on increasing the assessed contributions for WHO.
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Yesterday @TheGPMB held its final Board Meeting for 2021. As the world faces yet another variant of #COVID19 our core values of ambition, equity, & inclusivity in #pandemic preparedness and response have never been more vital.
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.@TheGPMB aims to hold world leaders to account in providing purposeful and equitable pandemic prevention and response. We are monitoring the progress of the 5 key actions we called for in our 2021 Report. Read more here ➡️ gpmb.org
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As we approach the end of the year, @TheGPMB continues to monitor the progress of five key actions that world leaders must urgently take to strengthen pandemic preparedness and response.
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With 30 days left in 2021, we are encouraged to see @WHO Member States agree to negotiate a #PandemicTreaty or similar instrument at the closing of @WHASpecial. This essential action ensures progress in pandemic preparedness before the window of opportunity closes.
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“We are still so fragmented. We really need a brilliant coalition.” With applications to join @theGPMB closing 3 December, hear from Board member @VictorDzau on the need for a #brilliantcoalition when moving from #wordsintoaction within the global health emergency space.
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Accountability is key to building a safer world. @TheGPMB is tracking implementation of five key decisions that world leaders must urgently take to strengthen pandemic preparedness and response.
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We expect significant progress on Action 1 next week as the World Health Assembly adopts a decision to develop a WHO convention, agreement, or other international instrument on pandemic preparedness and response.
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In September 2021, @TheGPMB ran a series of roundtable discussions on the most pressing topics in global preparedness, including the need for more sustainable financing. Hear more from @DrJimYongKim6, former @WorldBank President ⬇️
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We were honored to have heard from @DrTedros of @WHO at the launch of our third annual report at the @WorldHealthSmt in Berlin. @TheGPMB is delighted to have his support for our 6 critical goals to create a more equitable, safer world - read more ➡️ bit.ly/gpmb2021
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