Post-Covid-19 Future of Health Security

TRENDS Research & Advisory is conducting an opinion poll on the future of health security in the post-Covid-19 era. The poll is designed to understand the Arab and international public opinion on the subject, assess the awareness levels related to health security, and the transformation the Covid-19 pandemic has brought about. The poll also focuses on the future of health security after the pandemic.

Personal Information:

1. Gender

2. Age Group

3. Academic Qualification

4. Nationality


1. The following elements represent the main components of security. Please rank them in order of their importance, according to you, by assigning a number between 1 and 9 (1 for the least important and 9 for the most important).

Economic security
Health security
Food security
Political security
Personal security
Societal security
Environmental security
Military security

2. What are the three most essential components of health security?

Protection from emergence or the spread of pandemics and diseases and their causes.Early detection and quick reporting of communicable diseases.Effective economic system.Rapid response and containment of the spread of pandemics and diseases.Strong and effective health system that provides medical care and protects the medical staff.Social solidarity.Efficiency of medical and nursing staff.Compliance to international rules: improvement of national capabilities, financing plans, and adherence to international standards.

3. Based on your understanding of the healthcare situation in your country and the world during the Covid-19 pandemic, how do you assess each of the following?

3.1. The role of the World Health Organization (WHO)
3.2. The role of the healthcare sector in your country
3.3. Coordination between countries

4. In your view, will the role of WHO expand in the future?

5. The Covid-19 pandemic has necessitated many preventive habits and behaviors such as physical distancing, wearing gloves and masks, and continuous washing of hands. In your opinion, these habits and behaviors will:

6. The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed many weaknesses in the healthcare sector in many countries. Do you think healthcare will be a priority for your country in the future?

7. The fight against Covid-19 has shown unequal access to necessary healthcare (vaccines, medical care for patients, masks, ventilators, etc.) Do you think this inequality will shrink in the future?

8. How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected your following health habits?

8.1. Regular general medical checkups
8.2. Maintaining a healthy diet
8.3. Physical exercise
8.4. Avoiding addictive habits such as smoking and sedative or stimulant drugs
8.5. Getting enough sleep

9. In your opinion, which of the following is likely to happen in the future due to the Covid-19 pandemic? (You can choose more than one answer)

Achieving self-sufficiency in the production of necessary medical equipment and supplies.Achieving self-sufficiency in food and supply chains.More globalization in healthcare and economic spheres.An increasing role of the nation-state in healthcare sector compared to the role of multinational companies and private sector.Others