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"We have to make sure pregnant women are on the agenda, so they will never again be left unprotected."
Also, a new study estimates that safe burials may have saved 1,400 to 10,400 lives in West Africa's outbreak.
Chan said infectious disease challenges over the last decade led to better preparedness, but not nearly enough.
The CEPI model could play a role, the experts say.
The program is part of efforts to respond better to global health crises and signifies one of the biggest changes in WHO history.
Experts recommend a separate entity within the WHO to handle outbreaks and emergencies.
The group of 28 experts continues to offer Ebola vaccine guidance and says its concept could be used in other outbreaks.
The WHO announces a unified program for health emergencies, vaccine support, and other reforms.
Officials said the center is clearly needed, for Ebola and other disease threats.
TFAH says many states have a mediocre level of infectious-disease preparedness.
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