Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness & Response Newsletter #34 available!


Community-based surveillance plays a vital role in larger epidemic and pandemic preparedness and response activities. This month the Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness Newsletter highlights several initiatives linked to CBS including:

  • World Radio Day: How radio helps keep communities healthy and safe
  • Uganda: School Health Club helps students and communities stay safe from diseases
  • Eswatini: Health in the countryside
  • Responding to current cholera outbreaks 
  • Flooding in DRC: CP3 volunteers respond in Equateur
  • National Societies sharing expertise to tackle anthrax
  • Mobile Cinema in Sierra Leone 

Additionally, there are several new resources shared in the most recent newsletter including concept notes on how to consider anticipatory action for epidemic-prone diseases, using Integrated Outbreak Analytics (IOA) to consider the different risk factors and responding in cholera emergencies and more.

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