Volume 23, Supplement—December 2017
Global Health Security Supplement
Contributions of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Implementing the Global Health Security Agenda in 17 Partner Countries
|GHSA targets and CDC-supported accomplishments
||Related JEE indicators (12)
|Strengthened foundational indicator-and event-based surveillance systems that are able to detect events of significance for public health, animal health, and health security|
|Established systems and mechanisms at national or subnational levels for detecting public health events from a variety of sources||D.2.1||16|
|Improved timeliness or geographic coverage of routine public health threat reporting||D.2.2, D.3.2||11|
|Expanded surveillance systems for >3 syndromes indicative of potential public health emergencies (e.g., severe acute respiratory syndrome, acute flaccid paralysis, acute hemorrhagic fever, acute watery diarrhea with dehydration, jaundice with fever)||D.2.4||13|
|Expanded surveillance systems for zoonotic diseases to include additional pathogens or broader geographic coverage||P.4.1, D.2.1||13|
|Expanded surveillance systems to include additional pathogens that cause vaccine-preventable diseases||D.2.1||10|
|Conducted community immunizations in response to vaccine-preventable disease surveillance information||P.7.1, D.2.3||13|
|Expanded surveillance systems for antimicrobial resistance to include additional pathogens or broader geographic coverage||P.3.2, D.2.1||7|
|Strategic planning and assessment|
|Developed plans to improve the flow and timing of surveillance information and reporting||D.2.2, D.2.3, D.3.1, D.3.2||10|
|Assessed immunization surveillance, case management, and reporting systems||D.2.2||11|
|Assessed antimicrobial resistance and drug-resistant tuberculosis surveillance and reporting capacity||P.3.2, D.3.2||9|
|Participated in >1 levels of FETPs||D.4.1||17|
|Integrated FETP trainees into core public health surveillance functions
|Improved communication and collaboration across sectors and between subnational, national, and international levels of authority regarding surveillance of events of public health significance|
|Strategic planning and assessment|
|Identified national policies, legal authorities, and gaps for the conduct of public health surveillance||P.1.1, P.1.2, D.2.1, D.2.2, D.2.4||17|
|Identified subnational units responsible for indicator- and event-based surveillance||D.2.1||13|
|Documented national priority public health threats or completed risk assessment||D.2.3, R.1.2||9|
|Developed plans to implement a joint system for surveillance with defined roles, responsibilities, operational processes, and procedures for priority diseases with ministries of health, agriculture, and defense||D.2.1, D.2.2, P.2.1, P.4.1||7|
|Developed plans and procedures for surveillance capacity for port health services at points of entry||R.3.1, D.2.1, PoE.1||8|
|Trained community members to detect and report potential health threats
|Improved country and regional capacity to analyze and link data from and between strengthened, real-time surveillance systems, including interoperable, interconnected electronic reporting systems|
|Strategic planning and assessment|
|Assessed reporting systems for development of the national surveillance plan||D.2.2, D.3.1, D.3.2||10|
|Documented gaps in surveillance data collection, analysis, and interpretation capabilities||D.2.3||12|
|Developed plan for interoperable information systems supporting indicator- or event-based surveillance and data exchange and integration for priority diseases||D.2.1, D.2.2||8|
|Developed training curriculum for health systems personnel in surveillance methods and data use||D.2.1, D.2.2, D.2.3, D.2.4||16|
|Trained surveillance staff to ensure best practices according to International Health Regulations standards||D.2.1, D.2.2, D.2.3, D.2.4, D.4.1||9|
*Countries: Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Pakistan, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, and Vietnam. CDC, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; FETP, Field Epidemiology Training Program; GHSA, Global Health Security Agenda; JEE, Joint External Evaluation tool.
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1Members of this group are listed at the end of this article.