INFECTIOUS DISEASE OUTBREAKS
THE UNMET NEED
Infectious diseases kill over 17 million people worldwide every year.1
Lower respiratory infection is the fourth largest killer worldwide.2
THE PIONEERING SOLUTION
FRED creates solutions to improve the overall health of large populations.
Their work informs national policy, helping to optimize healthcare systems, as well as improving planning and preparation. In a crisis situation, such as an infectious disease outbreak or natural disaster, FRED’s products help to ensure there is an effective strategy in place.
1. Infectious diseases kill over 17 million people a year: WHO warns of global crisis http://www.who.int/whr/1996/media_centre/press_release/en/ Accessed April 2018. 2. Introduction to Infectious Diseases. https://www.bcm.edu/departments/molecular-virology-and-microbiology/emerging-infections-and-biodefense/introduction-to-infectious-diseases Accessed April 2018.