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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