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Volume 23, Supplement—December 2017
SUPPLEMENT ISSUE
Global Health Security Supplement
Overview

Joint External Evaluation—Development and Scale-Up of Global Multisectoral Health Capacity Evaluation Process

Elizabeth Bell, Jordan W. TapperoComments to Author , Kashef Ijaz, Maureen Bartee, Jose Fernandez, Hannah Burris, Karen Sliter, Simo Nikkari, Stella Chungong, Guenael Rodier, Hamid Jafari, and the CDC JEE Team and WHO Geneva JEE Secretariat
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (E. Bell, J.W. Tappero, K. Ijaz, M. Bartee, H. Jafari); US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Global Affairs, Washington, DC, USA (J. Fernandez, H. Burris); US Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Washington (K. Sliter); Center for Biothreat Preparedness, Helsinki, Finland (S. Nikkari); World Health Organization Health Emergencies Programme, Geneva, Switzerland (S. Chunong, G. Rodier)

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Table

JEE tool technical areas*

Element and technical areas
Prevention
1. National legislation, policy, and financing
2. IHR 2005 coordination, communication, and advocacy
3. Antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic disease
4. Food safety
5. Biosafety and biosecurity
6. Immunization
Detection
8. National laboratory system
9. Real-time surveillance
10. Reporting
11. Workforce development
Response
12. Preparedness
13. Emergency Operations Centers
14. Linking public health and security authorities
15. Medical countermeasures and personnel deployment
16. Risk communication
Other hazards
17. Points of entry
18. Chemical events
19. Radiation emergencies

*The JEE tool incorporates all elements of the IHR 2005 (2) and the Global Health Security Agenda (https://www.ghsagenda.org/) assessment tool to evaluate a country’s capacity to prevent, detect, and respond to public health risks across 19 technical areas. JEE, Joint External Evaluation; IHR 2005, International Health Regulations 2005.

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1Additional members who contributed data are listed at the end of this article.

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