Ebola: how reactions differ when pandemics are confirmed as an attack

We recently convened an event to further an investigation undertaken by the United States upon how responses to pandemics may differ when their release is suspected or found to be a deliberate act.

Tackling global health challenges – Wilton Park’s continuing contribution

For effective healthcare and prevention of disease collaboration between health experts, policymakers and practitioners is crucial globally.

Illegal drugs that have been seized

Wilton Park and UNGASS 2016: reassessing modern international drugs policy

In November 2015 more than thirty countries and institutions met at Wilton Park for a preliminary roundtable meeting in preparation for UNGASS 2016 which was held between April 18 and April 21 in Vienna this year. Pressure for a reassessment of drug control has grown in countries across the globe since the last UNGASS on drug policy in 1998.

Crew boarding Her Majesty's Australian Ship from from a smaller boat out at sea

The Bedrock of safe and secure shipping

Today, Wilton Park marks World Maritime Day and reflects on this year’s theme ‘Maritime education and training. In today’s world, with rise of intercontinental air…

Large packets of illegal drugs on a table that have been seized and soldiers holding weapons

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Today marks the 27th annual International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, also known as World Drug Day, a United Nations sponsored awareness…

The end of medicine as we know it? – our focus on Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

According to the initial report produced in December 2014 by the Review on AMR, chaired by Jim O’Neill, up to 10 million people per year…

Doctor testing a baby for Malaria whilst being held by a woman

Celebrating World Health Day 2014

On the 65th World Health Day, we reflect on the challenges posed by vector-borne diseases. Today is World Health Day. An annual event since 1950,…

Pathways to safe medicines: protecting patients through unified global action

This conference will examine converging and interoperable solutions that strengthen international cooperation in combating the production and distribution of substandard/spurious/falsely labelled/falsified/counterfeit (SSFFC) drugs. Pathways to…

Malaria: new tools for zero deaths and elimination

New insecticides, against mosquitos, new drugs and a potential vaccine for children could be game-changers in the fight to tackle malaria. Our recent meeting discussed…