WHO checklist for influenza pandemic preparedness planning

Department of Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response Global Influenza Programme

Publication details

Number of pages: 39
Publication date: 2005
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/CDS/CSR/GIP/2005.4



The checklist is intended to be comprehensive. It has been divided into the following main sections:

  • Preparing for an emergency
  • Surveillance
  • Case investigation and treatment
  • Preventing spread of the disease in the community
  • Maintaining essential services
  • Research and evaluation
  • Implementation, testing and revision of the national plan