CORE CAPACITY AREA

1. National Legislation, Policy and Financing 2. Coordination 3. Surveillance Capacity 4. Response

CORE CAPACITY AREA

5. Preparedness 6. Risk Communication 7. Laboratory 8. Human Resource Capacity for Surveillance and Response

We are IHR-Ghana

We remain accessible at all times for communications with WHO IHR Contact Points

Notification

All unusual public Health Events should be notified to the IHR National Focal Point

Potential Hazards

 Zoonotic Events  Food Safety Events  Chemical Events  Radiological and Nuclear Events

Relations

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Our Functions

Accessibility

Remaining accessible at all times for communications with WHO IHR Contact Points

Risk Assessment

Engaging in collaborative risk assessment with WHO regarding public health events

Input Consolidation

Consolidating input from relevant sectors of the administration of the State Party concerned

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 INTERNATIONAL HEALTH REGULATIONS (2005) SECOND EDITION

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All Institutions have a role to play with regards to implementation of the IHR

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The International Health Regulations (2005) or "IHR (2005)" are an international law which helps countries work together to save lives and livelihoods caused by the international spread of diseases and other health risks.

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We Disseminate information to relevant sectors of the administration of the State Party concerned, including those responsible for surveillance and reporting, points of entry, public health services, clinics and hospitals, government departments and other  sectors including NGO's
We collaborate to provide support to intervention programmes that prevent or respond to epidemics and other public health emergencies
Reporting on progress with assessment, planning and establishment of IHR(2005) capacities
Coordinating the provision of public messages by WHO and national authorities
Inter-country or regional coordination and information exchange

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