ReadyScore

The ReadyScore is a measurement of a country's ability to find, stop and prevent health threats. A score of 80% or higher indicates that a country is ready for an epidemic. Learn More

Data source: WHO JEE reports

Bahrain is better prepared for the next epidemic. They have functioning systems to find, stop and prevent health threats, but they must work to maintain this level of protection for their people.

Bahrain has achieved a ReadyScore of 80 or higher and is working to improve and sustain their preparedness.

80

Better Prepared

The Key 7 ReadyScore factors are the 7 technical areas that the Resolve to Save Lives team focuses on, selected from the 19 areas assessed by the JEE. These 7 areas are the foundational technical areas for epidemic preparedness that contribute to health system strengthening. The remaining 12 areas build off of the strong systems that the Key 7 form.

Data source: WHO JEE reports

National Laboratory System

90%

Real-Time Surveillance

80%

Workforce Development

86%

Preparedness

100%

Emergency Response Operations

95%

Risk Communication

75%

National Legislation, Policy and Financing

50%

Strengths & Gaps

Strengths

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

Immunization
Preparedness
Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment

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

Antimicrobial Resistance
Zoonotic Disease

JEE Assessment Progress

Assess

Completed independent and transparent assessment of epidemic preparedness.
Assessed on September 4, 2016

Plan

Developed a plan to address critical gaps in epidemic preparedness.

Step Up

Improved epidemic preparedness in one or more areas (as indicated by JEEs).

Get to Green

Achieved ReadyScore of 80 or higher.

Sustain

Preparedness requires continuous efforts and investments to prevent epidemics.

ReadyScore Factors

A country’s ability to find, stop and prevent epidemics is based on their performance in 19 preparedness areas, such as whether they have an emergency operations center, laboratory network or disease tracking system. Learn More

Data source: WHO JEE reports

Find and Verify Outbreaks

National Laboratory System

90%

Real-Time Surveillance

80%

Reporting

90%

Workforce Development

86%

Stop Outbreaks

Preparedness

100%

Emergency Response Operations

95%

Linking Public Health and Security Authorities

80%

Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment

100%

Risk Communication

75%

Prevent Outbreaks

National Legislation, Policy and Financing

50%

IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy

100%

Antimicrobial Resistance

65%

Zoonotic Disease

66%

Food Safety

80%

Biosafety and Biosecurity

80%

Immunization

100%

Protect from Other Health Threats

Points of Entry

50%

Chemical Emergencies

70%

Radiation Emergencies

60%

Mandatory Self-Assessment

The International Health Regulations Annual Report is an annual self-assessment of epidemic preparedness. Learn More

Data source: WHO JEE reports

67%
2010
73%
2011
85%
2012
84%
2013
92%
2014
96%
2015
96%
2016
93%
2017

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