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Since GHSA was launched in 2014, more than 50 countries have joined the initiative.

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GHSA Action Packages

Prevent, Detect, Respond - read more about the eleven GHSA Action Packages.

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GHSA News & Updates

Kampala, Uganda: 4th High Level GHSA Ministerial Meeting logo

Uganda Ministerial event

The 4th GHSA High Level Ministerial Meeting was held October 25-27, 2017 in Kampala, Uganda with the theme of “Health Security for All: Engaging Communities, Non-governmental Organizations, and the Private Sector”.

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Health care workers at Cameroon’s Laquintinie Regional Hospital

First-Of-Its-Kind Exercise Tests Cameroon’s Ability to Detect, Respond and Stop Cholera ‘Outbreak’

Cameroon conducted the most rigorous test to date of it's ability to provide accurate disease diagnosis, case management, surveillance and coordination and to measure how well health officials were able collect information, analyze it, predict the outbreak’s scope and direction and how to effectively combat it.

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3rd Coordination Conference for the Zoonotic Diseases Action Package (ZDAP)

An International conference on the GHSA Zoonotic Diseases Action Package was held in Da Nang, Viet Nam, on August 28-30, 2017. It was chaired by Viet Nam, Indonesia and Senegal. The conference focused on strengthening cooperation to coordinate prevention, surveillance, and response capacities to minimize the spill over and transmission of zoonotic diseases from animals (both domestic and wild) to humans.

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It Takes a Village: A Community Approach to Stopping Outbreaks in Guinea

Three years ago, Ebola in a remote area in Guinea spread and grew into the world's first epidemic of the virus. We quickly saw that the most effective way to stop infectious diseases from spreading was to involve the whole community.

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The evaluation team at the Washa Health Center, Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples Region of Ethiopia

Improving National Surveillance and Response Systems One Country at a Time

Ebola taught us how easily a deadly disease can spread worldwide if there are no effective surveillance and response systems to detect and control disease outbreaks at the source.

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Dr. Dieynaba Kane at the FETP Frontline graduation ceremony with CDC Senegal Country Director, Dr. Michael Kinzer

Snow in Senegal

Stopping a contagious illness often requires detective work, like that of the father of modern epidemiology, Dr. John Snow. In 1854 Dr. Snow, applying disease detection techniques, identified a well in the Soho district of London as the source of a cholera outbreak and removed the pump handle on the well to stop the outbreak.

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Strategic Partnership Portal

The SPP allows countries, donors, partners, international agencies (WHO, FAO, OIE), and other relevant health security stakeholders to discern the activities and initiatives that are being carried out in countries in building international health regulations capacity.

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Joint External Evaluations (JEE) Reports

Check here for new Joint External Evaluations (JEE) reports and more information on the JEE.

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