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Co-Designing Capabilities for a Robust Pandemic Response

Stakeholder Engagement for Visioning, Backcasting, and Evaluating New Decision-Support Capabilities

Published Dec 5, 2023

by Pedro Nascimento de Lima, Abby Stevens, Raffaele Vardavas, Jonathan Ozik, Robert J. Lempert

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This paper reports on a stakeholder engagement process to inform research to improve public health officials' responses to future pandemics. Three workshops convened decisionmakers, modelers, and researchers to envision a future with improved pandemic response, demonstrate means for co-producing research plans to pursue that vision, and inform the design of information products to support robust public health decisions in such a future.

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