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

Bhutan has work to do to prepare for the next epidemic. They are committed to improving preparedness, but an outbreak today could cause deaths and cross borders.

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

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Work to Do

Key 7 ReadyScore Factors

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

60%

Real-Time Surveillance

55%

Workforce Development

46%

Preparedness

40%

Emergency Response Operations

35%

Risk Communication

40%

National Legislation, Policy and Financing

60%

Strengths & Gaps

Strengths

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

Immunization
Zoonotic Disease
National Legislation, Policy and Financing
IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy

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

Biosafety and Biosecurity
Linking Public Health and Security Authorities
Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment
Workforce Development
Real-Time Surveillance

JEE Assessment Progress

Where a country stands in their ability to find, stop and prevent health threats.

Assess

Completed independent and transparent assessment of epidemic preparedness.
Assessed on December 11, 2017

Plan

Developed a plan to address critical gaps in epidemic preparedness.
National Action Plan was completed on February 25, 2019

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

60%

Real-Time Surveillance

55%

Reporting

50%

Workforce Development

46%

Stop Outbreaks

Preparedness

40%

Emergency Response Operations

35%

Linking Public Health and Security Authorities

20%

Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment

20%

Risk Communication

40%

Prevent Outbreaks

National Legislation, Policy and Financing

60%

IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy

60%

Antimicrobial Resistance

50%

Zoonotic Disease

66%

Food Safety

40%

Biosafety and Biosecurity

20%

Immunization

90%

Protect from Other Health Threats

Points of Entry

40%

Chemical Emergencies

20%

Radiation Emergencies

20%

Mandatory Self-Assessment

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

Data Source: WHO JEE reports

29%
2010
50%
2011
0%
2012
35%
2013
59%
2014
65%
2015
76%
2016
73%
2017

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