The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security (CHS) conducts independent research and analysis aimed at preventing and responding to public health crises.
CHS's mission is to “protect people’s health from epidemics and disasters and ensure that communities are resilient to major challenges.” It focuses on:
CHS was founded in 1998 and reports being the first non-governmental organisation dedicated to the study of public health preparedness.
We previously included the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security as one of our recommended charities based on Founders Pledge’s evaluation highlighting its cost-effectiveness. Founders Pledge found that CHS:
Other indicators of CHS’s cost-effectiveness are:
We’ve since updated our recommendations to reflect only organisations recommended by evaluators we’ve looked into as part of our 2023 evaluator investigations; while we expect to soon look into Founders Pledge as part of this more in-depth evaluator research, we haven’t yet. As such, we don't currently include CHS as one of our recommended programs but you can still donate to it via our donation platform.
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