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.

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Lesotho has had:

How Prepared Is Lesotho?

38

Not Ready

Lesotho 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.

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

What Are Lesotho'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

Linking Public Health and Security Authorities
Real-Time Surveillance
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

IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy
Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment
Preparedness

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Lesotho is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in South Africa?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
South Africa

62

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