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    Australia demonstrated a robust system to find, stop and prevent health threats during its assessment, however no country will ever be completely safe from the threat of epidemics. Preparedness requires continuous effort and improvement, and Australia needs to continue to support preparedness to protect its citizens.

    • ReadyScore (%)
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      What is the 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 better prepared for an epidemic. Learn More

      92

      Better Prepared

    • ReadyScore
      Information

      What is the 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 better prepared for an epidemic. Learn More

      • Better Prepared

      • Work to Do

      • Not Ready

      • In Progress

      • Unknown

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      • Better Prepared

      • Work to Do

      • Not Ready

      • In Progress

      • Unknown

    • Overview
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      Country Overview

      Summary of the ReadyScores for the four categories that assess epidemic preparedness. How prepared is the country to prevent an outbreak? How prepared is the country to find an outbreak? How prepared is the country to stop an outbreak? Is the country prepared for other public health threats?

      Find and Verify Outbreaks

      93%

      Stop Outbreaks

      85%

      Prevent Outbreaks

      96%

      Protect from Other Health Threats

      93%

    • Progress
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      Current Status

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

      36

      Days until National Action Plan for Health Security
      August 21, 2018
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    Outbreak News

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