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.

Uganda has had:

How Prepared Is Uganda?

51

Work to Do

Uganda 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.

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

What Are Uganda'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

Emergency Response Operations
Immunization

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
Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment
Food Safety

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Uganda is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and United Republic of Tanzania?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
Rwanda

59

Work to Do
Kenya

50

Work to Do
United Republic of Tanzania

49

Work to Do
Democratic Republic of the Congo

35

Not Ready
South Sudan

30

Not Ready

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Uganda has relentlessly been battling epidemics. As all eyes are focused today on the Ebola response, it is essential to also plan for and invest in epidemic preparedness activities, to keep your community safe from the next disease outbreaks. Learn More

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