Global Health Observatory (GHO) data

International Health Regulations (2005) Monitoring Framework

Under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR (2005) all States Parties are required to have or to develop minimum core public health capacities to implement the IHR (2005) (IHR) effectively. The IHR monitoring process, involves assessing, through a self-assessment questionnaire sent to State Parties, the implementation status of 13 core capacities. Data from 2014 show that State Parties are making good progress on a number of core capacities, notably in the areas of zoonotic diseases, surveillance, response, laboratories, coordination, legislation policy, risk communication, and food safety.

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2014 response

82%of all State Parties, responded to the monitoring questionnaire in 2014, representing 160 of the 196 States Parties

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Second extension

84of the 196 States Parties (43%) have requested and obtained extensions to meet IHR core capacity requirements, to 2016

Extension document,
2014

During the past 5 years

98%of all States Parties responded to the monitoring questionnaire at least once, representing 192 of the 196
States Parties

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