Identification

Name

Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network

Short name

GOARN

Status

Active

Category

Collective

Organizations
(1) Global Outbreak Alert and Response System (WHO) (GOARN)
(2) World Health Organization (WHO)
Update frequency

Real-time

Created

2014-07-09 15:01:14+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 18:52:22.236491+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

GOARN is a technical collaboration of existing institutions and networks who pool human and technical resources for the rapid identification, confirmation and response to outbreaks of international importance. The network provides an operational framework to link this expertise and skill to keep the international community constantly alert to the threat of outbreaks and ready to respond.

Goals
(1) Consequence management
(2) Early detection
(3) Early warning
(4) Situational awareness
Year start

2000

URL http://www.who.int/csr/outbreaknetwork/en/
URL (alternate) http://www.who.int/csr/resources/publications/surveillance/WHO_CDS_CSR_2000_3/en/index.html
Related system
(1) Global Alert and Response System for Epidemics (GAR)
(2) Global Disease Detection Operations Center (GDDOC)
(3) Global Public Health Intelligence Network (GPHIN)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Africa
(2) Americas
(3) Asia
(4) Australia and New Zealand
(5) Europe
(6) Oceania
Geography

No

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) News Aggregators
(2) News Aggregators
(3) Official Reports
(4) Official Reports
(5) Social Media
(6) Social Media