More than 100 outbreaks occur around the world daily and can spread worldwide in just 36 hours due to increased global travel. We all have a responsibility to support epidemic preparedness.

On PreventEpidemics.org, you can get informed, share information and discover how you can join in to raise awareness and advocate for epidemic preparedness.

Sierra Leone has had:

How Prepared Is Sierra Leone?

43

Work to Do

Sierra Leone 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.

Sierra Leone has finished their National Action Plan and is working on improving epidemic preparedness in one or more gap areas.

What Are Sierra Leone's Strengths & Gaps?

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Top Strengths

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

Linking Public Health and Security Authorities

Top 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

Preparedness
Antimicrobial Resistance
National Laboratory System

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Sierra Leone is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Guinea and Liberia?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
Liberia

46

Work to Do
Guinea

35

Not Ready

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