Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response


Epidemic and pandemic-prone diseases threaten public health security. These include diseases such as cholera, meningitis, avian influenza, and viral haemorrhagic fevers for which the region reports considerably high incidence and mortality rates. They can be responsible for high levels of disease and death and have a devastating impact on the economies of the Region.

Standard Operating Procedures For AFRO Strategic Health Operations CentreAFRO SHOCicon Standard Operating Procedures For AFRO Strategic Health Operations Centre (AFRO SHOC) [809 kB]

Regional Logistics Strategic Plan 2015-2018

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Contact Tracing During an Outbreak of Ebola virus disease

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SOP| Standard Operating Procedures for Coordinating Public Health Event Preparedness and Response in the WHO African Region

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SOP Brief

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