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.

On PreventEpidemics.org, you can get informed, share information and discover how you can join in to raise awareness and advocate for epidemic preparedness.

Botswana has had:

How Prepared Is Botswana?

40

Work to Do

Botswana has work to do to prepare for the next epidemic. They are committed to improving preparedness, but an outbreak today could cause deaths and cross borders.

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

What Are Botswana'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

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

Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment
IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy
Preparedness

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Botswana is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
South Africa

62

Work to Do
Namibia

44

Work to Do
Zambia

42

Work to Do
Zimbabwe

40

Work to Do

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