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.

Gambia has had:

How Prepared Is Gambia?

32

Not Ready

Gambia 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.

Gambia has published their JEE results and is working to develop a National Action Plan to address gaps.

What Are Gambia'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
Risk Communication

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

Linking Public Health and Security Authorities
Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment
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 Gambia is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Cabo Verde and Senegal?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
Senegal

45

Work to Do
Cabo Verde

41

Work to Do

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