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.

Congo has had:

How Prepared Is Congo?

28

Not Ready

Congo 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.

Congo has published their JEE results and is working to develop a National Action Plan to address gaps.

What Are Congo'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
Reporting

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

National Laboratory System
Linking Public Health and Security Authorities
IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
Cameroon

38

Not Ready
Democratic Republic of the Congo

35

Not Ready
Gabon

27

Not Ready
Central African Republic

26

Not Ready
Angola

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Pending

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