More than 100 outbreaks occur around the world daily and can spread worldwide in just 36 hours due to increased global travel. We all have a responsibility to support epidemic preparedness.

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Burundi has had:

How Prepared Is Burundi?

30

Not Ready

Burundi is not ready for the next epidemic. They have shown commitment to improving preparedness, but an outbreak could cause a devastating loss of lives and disrupt political and economic stability.

Burundi has finished their National Action Plan and is working on improving epidemic preparedness in one or more gap areas.

What Are Burundi's Strengths & Gaps?

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Top Strengths

Preparedness areas that a country has established to find, stop and prevent health threats. Learn More

Immunization
National Laboratory System

Top Gaps

Gaps are areas that the country should prioritize to improve so they will be better prepared to find, stop and prevent epidemics. Learn More

Linking Public Health and Security Authorities
IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy
Emergency Response Operations

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Burundi is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and United Republic of Tanzania?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
Rwanda

59

Work to Do
United Republic of Tanzania

49

Work to Do
Democratic Republic of the Congo

35

Not Ready

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