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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

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    • Overview
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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

      93%

      Stop Outbreaks

      85%

      Prevent Outbreaks

      96%

      Protect from Other Health Threats

      93%

    Australia demonstrated a robust system to find, stop and prevent health threats during its assessment on November 24, 2017, however no country will ever be completely safe from the threat of epidemics. Preparedness requires continuous effort and improvement, and Australia needs to continue to support preparedness to protect its citizens.

    Overview
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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

    93%

    Stop Outbreaks

    85%

    Prevent Outbreaks

    96%

    Protect from Other Health Threats

    93%

    What Makes Up Your ReadyScore?
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    What are the ReadyScore Factors?

    The ReadyScore is a measurement of country preparedness based on existing data from the Joint External Evaluation (JEE), an external assessment developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and partner organizations to help countries find and close gaps in epidemic preparedness. Learn More

    Find and Verify Outbreaks

    National Laboratory System

    100%

    Real Time Surveillance

    90%

    Reporting

    90%

    Workforce Development

    93%

    Stop Outbreaks

    Preparedness

    80%

    Emergency Response Operations

    90%

    Linking Public Health and Security Authorities

    80%

    Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment

    90%

    Risk Communication

    83%

    Prevent Outbreaks

    National legislation, Policy and Financing

    100%

    IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy

    100%

    Antimicrobial Resistance

    85%

    Zoonotic Disease

    100%

    Food Safety

    100%

    Biosafety and Biosecurity

    90%

    Immunization

    100%

    Protect from Other Health Threats

    Points of Entry

    100%

    Chemical Emergencies

    100%

    Radiation Emergencies

    80%

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