Johns Hop­kins Cen­ter for Health Security

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The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security (JHCHS) (sometimes referred to as the Center for Health Security and abbreviated CHS) is a nonprofit organization that conducts policy research and development in biosecurity and pandemic preparedness. It is part of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


JHCHS was founded in 1998 as the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies (CCBS).


As of May 2022, JHCHS has received over $40 million in grants from Open Philanthropy.[1] JHCHS is one of the four organizations recommended by Founders Pledge in their cause report on safeguarding the long-term future.[2]

Further reading

Open Philanthropy (2017) Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security — biosecurity, global health security, and global catastrophic risks (2017), Open Philanthropy, February.

External links

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. Official website.

Apply for a job.

Donate to the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security.

Related entries

biosecurity | global catastrophic biological risk | Nuclear Threat Initiative

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    Open Philanthropy (2022) Grants database: Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, Open Philanthropy.

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    Halstead, John (2019) Safeguarding the future cause area report, Founders Pledge, January (updated December 2020).

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