GHSA member countries
    updated as of 28 March 2019



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GHSA Membership

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

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Action Packages

GHSA Action Packages

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

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GHSA News & Updates

PSRT and Uganda sign a Memorandum of Understanding for GHSA

Public-private Partnership for Global Health Security between Uganda and Private Sector Roundtable launched at WHA72

At the 72nd World Health Assembly last week, the Private Sector Roundtable and the Government of Uganda signed a Memorandum of Understanding to advance the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA). The partnership marks the first between the PSRT and a GHSA country and will serve to support Uganda in addressing specific health security needs as identified by its Joint Externa Evaluation.

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Leveraging Private Sector Technology to Track Progress for GHSA: Qlik and the Private Sector Roundtable Launch Online Tool

In partnership with the Private Sector Roundtable, software company Qlik, has developed and launched an online platform to showcase data from the Joint External Evaluations in a way that is user-friendly and easily navigable for GHSA countries and partners.

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GHSA Newsletter Cover - Q1 2019

GHSA Steering Group: Q1 2019 Newsletter

The Chair for the GHSA Steering Group is pleased to present the Quarter 1 Newsletter for 2019. Throughout the year, the Steering Group intend to keep the wider GHSA-Community informed of Steering Group meetings, important GHSA events, and upcoming meetings that are important for Global Health Security. For all the details and updates, read the Newsletter [PDF, 227KB].

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Tripartite Zoonoses Guide - Social media card

Taking a Multisectoral, One Health Approach: A Tripartite Guide to Addressing Zoonotic Diseases in Countries

Countries need to be prepared for emerging diseases challenges, being able to detect and respond to them. FAO, OIE and WHO jointly developed a Tripartite Zoonoses Guide to support countries in achieving this preparation for zoonoses. To learn more, read the Press Release [PDF, 289KB] and Social Media Guide [PDF, 390KB].

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A member of the organization, Doctors Without Borders, i.e., Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) (Lt) and a Ugandan health worker were preparing kits for Ebola survivor patients to take home when they were discharged from the Hospital.

Responding Faster than Ever in the Hot Zone

With support from CDC and partners through the Global Health Security Agenda, Uganda is responding faster than ever to contain outbreaks at the source. The country’s national public health emergency operations center (PHEOC) coordinates strong surveillance and response systems that work hand-in-hand to tackle emergencies.

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Disease detective John Gwakisa with pupils from Kajana primary school, March 2017

Tanzania's Disease Detectives Crack a Complicated Case

In March 2017, a mystery illness struck in Tanzania. In the village of Kajana, more than 100 children reported symptoms that included headache, abdominal pain, and fever. The government of Tanzania dispatched a team of disease detectives from the country’s Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program to pinpoint the cause of the illness and determine how to stop it.

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Maintaining hand hygiene is one aspect of (IPC) practices, which are critical to stopping the spread of resistant germs in healthcare settings

Vietnam Tracks Multi-drug Resistant Bacteria

In Vietnam, rates of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) are among the highest in Asia, with multi-drug-resistant infections causing thousands of deaths annually. The region has recently seen the emergence of serious antimicrobial resistance in tuberculosis, malaria, and bacteria commonly associated with hospital-acquired infections (HAI).

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