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The Latest at GCHS

Hytens visits UNMC for tour

May 23, 2024

Hytens visit UNMC for tour with leadership

John Keenan | UNMC Strategic Communications

May 20, 2024

Women in STEM: UNMC trailblazer Beth Beam, PhD

Chris Christen | UNMC Strategic Communications

May 9, 2024

Med center to spearhead novel approach to disaster planning

Karen Burbach | UNMC Strategic Communications

May 8, 2024

Public health researchers develop drought response guide

Summer Woolsey | UNMC College of Public Health

GCHS 2023 Year In Review

Check out the GCHS 2023 Year in Review video to see some of our highlights, events, and projects from last year!

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GCHS 2023 Year in Review

May Spotlight: HPAI H5N1

The Global Center for Health Security is currently monitoring the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N1 virus. Learn more about the current worldwide outbreak of HPAI H5N1 and explore resources, news, webinars, and our unofficial map.

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Health Emergencies- H5N1


Explore our Events page to learn more about GCHS and GCHS-related upcoming and past events.

Events & Higlights

Discover Our Training, Simulation & Quarantine Center

Our state-of-the-art facilities include the 20-bed National Quarantine Unit, the nation's only federal quarantine unit, and a six-bed simulated biocontainment unit for advanced experiential training – the National Biocontainment Training Center. This high-fidelity simulation center includes a mock lab and autoclave.

Project NExT: Transforming Care, Training and Education Response

Project NExT is a transformational public-private partnership to create a federal, all-hazard health security disaster response space that is adaptable and leverages the University of Nebraska Medical Center/Nebraska Medicine’s experience and global leadership in infectious diseases and biopreparedness.


International Engagement

The GCHS serves as an international resource and continues to lead the way in readiness training all over the world.