United Arab Emirates Progress | Prevent Epidemics
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    Progress
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    Current Status

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

    Commitment
    Committed to conduct a transparent and independent evaluation of its ability to find, stop and prevent diseases.
    Assessment
    Completed assessment of epidemic preparedness.
    Assessed on
    March 19, 2017
    Plan
    Developed a plan to address critical gaps in epidemic preparedness.
    National Action Plan was completed on
    February 3, 2019
    Financed Plan
    Mobilized resources to fund the epidemic preparedness plan.
    Financing Proposal due
    May 4, 2019
    Implementation
    Implementation of financed plan is underway.

    Strengths
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    Strengths

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

    National legislation, Policy and Financing
    IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy
    Food Safety
    Immunization
    Emergency Response Operations
    Linking Public Health and Security Authorities
    Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment

    Gaps
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    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

    Biosafety and Biosecurity

    Mandatory Self-Assessment
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    IHR

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

    36%
    2010
    50%
    2011
    56%
    2012
    88%
    2013
    92%
    2014
    91%
    2015
    91%
    2016
    97%
    2017

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