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 ready for an epidemic. Learn More

Data Source: WHO JEE reports

Pakistan 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.

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

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Work to Do

Key 7 ReadyScore Factors

The Key 7 ReadyScore factors are the 7 technical areas that the Resolve to Save Lives team focuses on, selected from the 19 areas assessed by the JEE. These 7 areas are the foundational technical areas for epidemic preparedness that contribute to health system strengthening. The remaining 12 areas build off of the strong systems that the Key 7 form.

Data Source: WHO JEE reports

National Laboratory System

55%

Real-Time Surveillance

55%

Workforce Development

53%

Preparedness

20%

Emergency Response Operations

45%

Risk Communication

40%

National Legislation, Policy and Financing

50%

Strengths & Gaps

Strengths

Preparedness areas that a country has established to find, stop and prevent health threats. Learn More

Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment
Immunization
Linking Public Health and Security Authorities

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

Preparedness
Biosafety and Biosecurity
Risk Communication
Food Safety
Reporting
Emergency Response Operations
Workforce Development
National Laboratory System
Real-Time Surveillance

JEE Assessment Progress

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

Assess

Completed independent and transparent assessment of epidemic preparedness.
Assessed on April 26, 2016

Plan

Developed a plan to address critical gaps in epidemic preparedness.
National Action Plan was completed on December 1, 2016

Step Up

Improved epidemic preparedness in one or more areas (as indicated by JEEs).

Get to Green

Achieved ReadyScore of 80 or higher.

Sustain

Preparedness requires continuous efforts and investments to prevent epidemics.

ReadyScore Factors

A country’s ability to find, stop and prevent epidemics is based on their performance in 19 preparedness areas, such as whether they have an emergency operations center, laboratory network or disease tracking system. Learn More

Data Source: WHO JEE reports

Find and Verify Outbreaks

National Laboratory System

55%

Real-Time Surveillance

55%

Reporting

40%

Workforce Development

53%

Stop Outbreaks

Preparedness

20%

Emergency Response Operations

45%

Linking Public Health and Security Authorities

60%

Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment

80%

Risk Communication

40%

Prevent Outbreaks

National Legislation, Policy and Financing

50%

IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy

60%

Antimicrobial Resistance

20%

Zoonotic Disease

53%

Food Safety

40%

Biosafety and Biosecurity

40%

Immunization

60%

Protect from Other Health Threats

Points of Entry

40%

Chemical Emergencies

40%

Radiation Emergencies

100%

Mandatory Self-Assessment

The International Health Regulations Annual Report is an annual self-assessment of epidemic preparedness. Learn More

Data Source: WHO JEE reports

24%
2010
0%
2011
33%
2012
42%
2013
43%
2014
0%
2015
53%
2016
51%
2017

Voluntary Monitoring

As part of their commitment to the International Health Regulations, countries complete voluntary monitoring activities to support continued assessment of their strengths and gaps, and to inform prioritization of epidemic preparedness activities. Learn More

Data Source: WHO SPAR Reports

Simulation Exercise

A Simulation Exercise is an activity where essential groups required for emergency response — government, health facilities and partners — simulate an emergency and its full response. This allows for an assessment of gaps in preparedness and response.

  • September 18, 2017
  • January 30, 2019

After Action Review

An After Action Review is a systematic review of the response to an outbreak or epidemic to identify strengths and challenges and determine how to improve the response in the future.

  • Dengue - May 14, 2018

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