It's a year since the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo began. If we want to prevent future outbreaks lasting a year, the world needs to address research gaps.
Wellcome Global Monitor 2018 shows high overall global trust in doctors, nurses and scientists, and confidence in vaccines.
Wellcome is working with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in a five-year initiative to help prevent future epidemics and improve the response to current ones.
Wellcome is making £2 million available to the WHO and government of DRC to support vaccine research as part of the emergency response to the Ebola outbreak.
Developing new vaccines is challenging, costly and complex. CEPI is a new model for funding vaccine development which aims to change this.
Director of Innovation Stephen Caddick explains how his team has built its global portfolio to around £1 billion, touching the lives of more than 1.8 million people.