Strengthening health security by implementing the International Health Regulations (2005)

Guide for acceleration of IHR implementation in States Parties

Enhanced Desk Review of National IHR Core Capacities, Action Plan Development, and Stakeholder Mobilization


Publication details

Number of pages: 41
Publication date: 2013
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/HSE/GCR/LYO/2013.1



This document proposes guidance to States Parties in assessing their current capacity in relation to the requirements of the IHR and in planning the development of their national IHR core capacities through a range of accelerated activities. It can be used by countries that have not conducted an assessment of existing national structures and resources to meet the minimum requirements using the protocol document, the IHR Monitoring Tool (IHRMT), or other equivalent tools.