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 target and CDC-supported accomplishments
||Related JEE indicators (12)
|Public health EOC functioning according to minimum common standards|
|Strategic planning and assessment|
|Identified national policies, legal authorities, and gaps for the conduct of public health emergency response||P.1.1, P.1.2, R.1.1, R.1.2, R.2.1, R.2.2, R.2.4||17|
|Assessed baseline of national public health emergency management capacities||R.1.2, R.2.1||14|
|Documented national priority public health threats or completed risk assessment||D.2.3, R.1.2||9|
|Obtained buy-in from country leadership for permanent EOC facility and associated program||R.2.1, R.2.2||15|
|Identified facility location or funding mechanisms for EOC||R.2.2||16|
|Developed EOC policies, plans, protocols, or standard operating procedures||R.2.2, R.2.4||15|
|Operationalized multisectoral One Health mechanisms to limit animal-to-human spillover of zoonotic diseases||P.4.3, P.2.1||9|
|Initiated activities to strengthen response coordination (e.g., through MOUs) across public health, animal health, law enforcement, and other sectors||R.3.1, R.1.1, P.2.1, P.4.3, PoE.2||12|
|Identified points of contact and informal process for communication and information-sharing across public health, animal health, law enforcement, and other sectors||R.3.1, P.4.3, P.2.1, PoE.2||13|
|Improved logistics planning to deploy staff, medicines, and supplies during a public health emergency
||R.4.1, R.4.2, R.1.1, PoE.1
|Trained EOC staff capable of activating a coordinated emergency response within 120 minutes of the identification of a public health emergency|
|Strategic planning and assessment|
|Identified needs for core public health emergency management staff||R.2.1, D.4.1, R.1.1||15|
|Assessed baseline capacity of partnering agencies for response to a biologic threat||P.2.1, R.3.1||12|
|Activated EOC for an exercise or real emergency response||R.2.3, R.3.1||11|
|Trained EOC staff in public health emergency management (basic level)||R.2.1, D.4.1||14|
|Committed to train EOC staff through CDC’s Public Health Emergency Management Fellowship||R.2.1, D.4.1||16|
|Recruited key staff for public health emergency management||R.2.1, D.4.1||13|
*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; EOC, Emergency Operations Center; GHSA, Global Health Security Agenda; JEE, Joint External Evaluation tool; MOU, memo of understanding.
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1Members of this group are listed at the end of this article.