Cameroon Ready Score | Prevent Epidemics
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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

      53%

      Stop Outbreaks

      35%

      Prevent Outbreaks

      38%

      Protect from Other Health Threats

      27%

    Cameroon conducted a transparent, external evaluation of its ability to find, stop and prevent health threats on September 24, 2017. The results show Cameroon has significant gaps in preparedness. The fact that they conducted an external assessment indicates they are committed to improving preparedness, but an outbreak today could cause numerous deaths and spread to neighboring countries and the world.

    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

    53%

    Stop Outbreaks

    35%

    Prevent Outbreaks

    38%

    Protect from Other Health Threats

    27%

    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

    45%

    Real Time Surveillance

    60%

    Reporting

    40%

    Workforce Development

    66%

    Stop Outbreaks

    Preparedness

    30%

    Emergency Response Operations

    35%

    Linking Public Health and Security Authorities

    40%

    Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment

    30%

    Risk Communication

    40%

    Prevent Outbreaks

    National legislation, Policy and Financing

    20%

    IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy

    40%

    Antimicrobial Resistance

    20%

    Zoonotic Disease

    53%

    Food Safety

    40%

    Biosafety and Biosecurity

    30%

    Immunization

    60%

    Protect from Other Health Threats

    Points of Entry

    20%

    Chemical Emergencies

    20%

    Radiation Emergencies

    40%

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