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

Qatar 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.

Qatar 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

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

75%

Real-Time Surveillance

70%

Workforce Development

66%

Preparedness

80%

Emergency Response Operations

70%

Risk Communication

60%

National Legislation, Policy and Financing

70%

Strengths & Gaps

Strengths

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

Linking Public Health and Security Authorities
Immunization
Preparedness

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

Antimicrobial Resistance
Food Safety
Zoonotic Disease
IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy
Biosafety and Biosecurity
Workforce Development
Real-Time Surveillance
Emergency Response Operations

JEE Assessment Progress

Assess

Completed independent and transparent assessment of epidemic preparedness.
Assessed on May 29, 2016

Plan

Developed a plan to address critical gaps in epidemic preparedness.
National Action Plan was completed on October 21, 2018

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

75%

Real-Time Surveillance

70%

Reporting

80%

Workforce Development

66%

Stop Outbreaks

Preparedness

80%

Emergency Response Operations

70%

Linking Public Health and Security Authorities

100%

Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment

70%

Risk Communication

60%

Prevent Outbreaks

National Legislation, Policy and Financing

70%

IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy

60%

Antimicrobial Resistance

55%

Zoonotic Disease

60%

Food Safety

60%

Biosafety and Biosecurity

60%

Immunization

90%

Protect from Other Health Threats

Points of Entry

60%

Chemical Emergencies

60%

Radiation Emergencies

60%

Mandatory Self-Assessment

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

Data source: WHO JEE reports

69%
2010
84%
2011
83%
2012
91%
2013
97%
2014
0%
2015
0%
2016
76%
2017

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