Identification

Name

Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response

Short name

EPR

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Benido Impouma, impoumab@afro.who.int
Organizations
(1) World Health Organization (WHO)
Update frequency

Daily

Created

2012-10-11 13:01:23+00:00

Modified

2016-03-18 15:58:51.788943+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The EPR system supports Member States of the African Region to establish and implement functional integrated early warning and epidemic preparedness and response systems that will result in the improved prediction, early detection and rapid and effective response to epidemic- and pandemic-prone diseases that will be the foundation of an integrated regional alert and response system for epidemics and other public health emergencies.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Situational awareness
Year start

2009

URL http://www.afro.who.int/en/clusters-a-programmes/dpc/epidemic-a-pandemic-alert-and-response.html
URL (alternate) http://www.afro.who.int/en/clusters-a-programmes/dpc/epidemic-a-pandemic-alert-and-response/epr-publications.html

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) News Aggregators
(2) Personal Communication