More than 100 outbreaks occur around the world daily and can spread worldwide in just 36 hours due to increased global travel. We all have a responsibility to support epidemic preparedness.

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How Prepared Is Afghanistan?


Not Ready

Afghanistan is not ready for the next epidemic. They have shown commitment to improving preparedness, but an outbreak could cause a devastating loss of lives and disrupt political and economic stability.

Afghanistan has finished their National Action Plan and is working on improving epidemic preparedness in one or more gap areas.

What Are Afghanistan's Strengths & Gaps?

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Preparedness areas that a country has established to find, stop and prevent health threats. Learn More

Linking Public Health and Security Authorities
Real-Time Surveillance


Gaps are areas that the country should prioritize to improve so they will be better prepared to find, stop and prevent epidemics. Learn More

IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy
Food Safety
National Legislation, Policy and Financing

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Afghanistan is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in China, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan?

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