WHO Publishes Regional Ebola Preparedness Overview For DRC, 9 Neighboring Countries

WHO: Regional Ebola Preparedness Overview of Needs and Requirements
“The DRC shares its borders with nine countries and there is regular cross-border movement of people, goods, and services in the region. Combined with weaknesses in national health systems, the nine neighboring countries are at very high risk for an Ebola outbreak. … This document presents a consolidated summary of urgent activities required to advance preparedness, as elaborated in each country’s national plan, with a particular focus on Priority 1 countries. It presents the estimated requirements, needs, and gaps for each of the Priority 1 countries, and a summary for Priority 2 countries, as aligned for the period of July to December 2019” (October 2019).

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