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 Benin?

34

Not Ready

Benin 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.

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

What Are Benin's Strengths & Gaps?

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Top Strengths

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

Immunization

Top Gaps

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

National Legislation, Policy and Financing
Antimicrobial Resistance
Food Safety

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Benin is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria and Togo?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
Nigeria

39

Not Ready
Togo

36

Not Ready
Burkina Faso

34

Not Ready
Niger

34

Not Ready

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