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To best prepare for emerging health threats in our region we need new ideas, better ways to strengthen health systems and to cooperate across borders.

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  • The Centre for Health Security hosted a panel discussion for health security scholar Dr Sara Davies to launch her latest book, Containing Contagion: The Politics of Disease Outbreaks in Southeast Asia, at the Australian Institute of International Affairs in Canberra on 2 April 2019.

    In her presentation, Dr Davies emphasised the importance of building political cooperation to prepare, detect and respond to infectious disease outbreaks.

    “This book argues that regional cooperation to contain infectious disease outbreaks is possible and desirable,” she said.