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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
Papua New Guinea has committed to conduct a transparent, external evaluation of their ability to find, stop and prevent health threats, but no data are available at this time. While their commitment to preparedness is encouraging, the world does not have a good way of knowing whether Papua New Guinea is prepared for an epidemic.
Papua New Guinea has committed to a JEE and is awaiting the scheduled assessment.
JEE Assessment Progress
Completed independent and transparent assessment of epidemic preparedness.
Developed a plan to address critical gaps in epidemic preparedness.
Improved epidemic preparedness in one or more areas (as indicated by JEEs).
Get to Green
Achieved ReadyScore of 80 or higher.
Preparedness requires continuous efforts and investments to prevent epidemics.
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 e-SPAR reports
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, 2018
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