Billion-Dollar Project Is Underway To Prepare Drugs For The Next Pandemic

Nikki Attkisson | Last Updated : September 9, 2022

Just two years ago, everybody remembered the situation in which the countries felt helpless to protect the people from dying due to covid-19 because of the scarcity of treatment; it is essential to understand that a situation like a pandemic can happen at any point in time. Every country must be prepared for this emergency in which at least the medication is available to the people. It probably took a period of 5 to 6 months for the development of essential medicine and vaccination for covid-19. 

Until then, many antibiotics and antiviral drugs were administered to humans to substitute the role of a proper covid-19 vaccine. Most of the medicines have not been effective and have also been responsible for developing further challenges in the future. But to overcome this uncertainty, Australia has finally launched a 1.5 billion dollar initiative. 

According to this initiative, Australia would invest in all the technologies with the help of effective medicines and drugs that can be developed within a brief period after any outbreak or pandemic. The inspiration to undertake this kind of investment was to protect the help the people against every type of health emergency which comes in the way of it.

What Is The Initiative? 

According to the initiative taken by the Global Centre for Pandemic, many countries are coming forward to participate with Australia in this Nobel initiative. For this purpose, they have even invested donations amounting to around 250 million dollars till yet. Countries such as Canada and the United States of America, including South Africa and India, have joined this initiative. It is a Global Research initiative that will be carried out for five years in the first phase. 

Billion-Dollar Project Is Underway To Prepare Drugs For The Next Pandemic

This scope and ambit of this particular institution is not limited to researching certain kinds of problems to almost every type of possibility of outbreaking place. In such a kind of situation, what becomes essential is to develop a portal to keep the utilization of investment transparent. This would increase the public confidence in the efforts taken by the countries to protect them from every kind of future pandemic and outbreak.

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What will be a part of this program? 

According to the program, the investment would be utilized to develop antibiotics and different types of vaccines. It is considered a very effective program that will also consider complex biological molecules to develop expensive drugs. A new kind of drug creation platform would be developed for treating even the existing style of diseases which cannot be potentially taken care of with the help of the current drugs and medicines. 

Infectious diseases would also be cured with the help of this technology in a minimal period. Accordingly, significant relief would be provided to the individuals in the long run. It is genuinely helpful for the long-term health of the individuals against the different kinds of infections to which they are subjected. 


It has to be ultimately concluded that this is one of the most effective ways in which Global Research can be developed. It is essential to consider that without this particular perspective, there would not be a need to understand the factor. It is only with the help of collective efforts of so many peoples that it would be possible for individuals to ultimately get treatment for almost every kind of problem so that the mortality rate and the fatality rate due to diseases are reduced. 


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🔵OECD (n.d) Strengthening health systems during a pandemic: The role of development finance (Available Online):

Nikki Attkisson

With over 15 years as a practicing journalist, Nikki Attkisson found herself at Powdersville Post now after working at several other publications. She is an award-winning journalist with an entrepreneurial spirit and worked as a journalist covering technology, innovation, environmental issues, politics, health etc. Nikki Attkisson has also worked on product development, content strategy, and editorial management for numerous media companies. She began her career at local news stations and worked as a reporter in national newspapers.

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