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Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security

The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security (CHS) conducts independent research and analysis aimed at preventing and responding to public health crises. It focuses on improving global health security, addressing infectious diseases and epidemics (both naturally occurring and deliberate), strengthening public health disaster response, identifying and analysing biological threats, and advancing recommendations for the responsible use of biotechnology.

What does the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security do?

CHS’s mission is to “protect people’s health from epidemics and disasters and ensure that communities are resilient to major challenges.” In pursuit of that mission, CHS:

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Why is Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security one of our top-rated charities?

We think the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security is one of the top charities working to safeguard the long-term future. Based on Founders Pledge’s research, CHS meets our criteria to be a top-rated charity.

Other indicators of the organisation’s cost-effectiveness are:

  • Open Philanthropy, a trusted evaluative and impact-focused grantmaking organisation, has awarded several grants to CHS, including the “largest grant to date in the area of biosecurity and pandemic preparedness” in 2017. Its 2019 grant to CHS (of over $20 million) exceeds this amount. (See all Open Philanthropy grants to CHS.)
  • CHS also receives financial support from a number of trusted foundations, including the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Where can I learn more about Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security?

For more information on the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, we recommend looking into their website, and reading Founders Pledge’s review. You can also check our page on creating a better future.

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