6.8 Global mass gatherings: implications and opportunities for global health security

Secretariat note

The item responds to a request by a Member State. The Board is invited to consider how mass gatherings can strain the planning and response resources of host nations, and related health issues can affect the global community. This report summarizes recent recommendations such as those contained in the Jeddah Declaration on Mass Gatherings Health and highlights opportunities to mitigate risks and increase health security for such events.

  • Document EB130/17