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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

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    Work to Do

    South Africa has assessed its ability to find, stop and prevent health threats. The results show they have some functioning systems in place should an outbreak start to spread. However, there is room for improvement and lives could be lost if a new health threat emerges.

    • 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

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      Work to Do

    • 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

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      • Work to Do

      • Not Ready

      • In Progress

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      • Better Prepared

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      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

      • Better Prepared

      • Work to Do

      • Not Ready

      • In Progress

      • Unknown

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      • Better Prepared

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      • Not Ready

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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

      65%

      Stop Outbreaks

      60%

      Prevent Outbreaks

      64%

      Protect from Other Health Threats

      60%

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      Current Status

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

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      Days until Financing Proposal
      December 24, 2018
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