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.

Ethiopia has had:

How Prepared Is Ethiopia?

52

Work to Do

Ethiopia 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.

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

What Are Ethiopia'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

National Legislation, Policy and Financing
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

Food Safety
Biosafety and Biosecurity
Linking Public Health and Security Authorities

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Ethiopia is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
Sudan

57

Work to Do
Kenya

50

Work to Do
Eritrea

46

Work to Do
Djibouti

31

Not Ready
South Sudan

30

Not Ready
Somalia

29

Not Ready

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