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.

On PreventEpidemics.org, you can get informed, share information and discover how you can join in to raise awareness and advocate for epidemic preparedness.

Canada has had:

How Prepared Is Canada?

93

Better Prepared

Canada 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.

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

What Are Canada'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

Reporting
National Legislation, Policy and Financing
IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy

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

Antimicrobial Resistance

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Canada is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in United States of America?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
United States of America

87

Better Prepared

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