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GETPrepaReD

Global Emergency Training and support for Preparedness and Response to Disease outbreaks
Strengthening National Epidemiological Capabilities of Partner Countries in Outbreak and Crisis Management

Short description

GET PrepaReD helps partner countries prepare for and respond to outbreaks of infectious disease. Depending on the partner country’s requirements and commitments, this project can address all stages in the crisis management cycle.

GET PrepaReD supports partner countries with the following:

  • Advancement of surveillance systems for the early detection of outbreaks
  • Development of crisis plans
  • Practical training on the epidemiology of infectious disease
  • Fast assembly of crisis centres to ensure communication and coordination in the event of health emergencies
  • Deploying international experts
  • Retrospective incident management evaluations
  • Creating and carrying out realistic training exercises

These objectives are incorporated into Federal Government concepts and strategies and implemented in close coordination with other national partners (e.g. BNITM, GIZ) and international actors (ECDC, WHO, EC).

Aims of the project

  • Preventing outbreaks of infectious diseases in partner countries (prevention)
  • Enabling targeted control measures by being well prepared (preparedness) as well as fast and competent epidemiological responses
  • Containing (response) the spread of infections

Infos

Partner countries:

Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo

Partner institutions:

Public health institutes and health ministries in partner countries