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Strengthening Global Coordination of Animal Health Emergencies of International Concern

Strengthening Global Coordination of Animal Health Emergencies of International Concern

Full title of the project:

Strengthening Global Coordination of Animal Health Emergencies of International Concern

Target areas:

Global.

Recipient:
Contribution:
USD 600 000
01/01/2019-31/03/2020
Project code:
OSRO/GLO/906/USA
Objective:

To strengthen global and regional emergency preparedness and response to Animal Health Emergencies of International Concern through enhancement of multisectoral coordination capacities.

Activities implemented:
  • Established a network of key and ad hoc partners.
  • Held five technical working group sessions to gather expertise from members on best practices to strengthen joint multisectoral coordination.
  • Developed a Framework for Multisectoral Coordination of Animal Health Events of International Concern.
  • Procured a web-based emergency management platform.
  • ent platform was selected and procured to strengthen global coordination capability among partners.
Impact:
  • Key partners were identified and a network was established with the aim of engaging experts and jointly gathering information on best practices, in addition to addressing gaps and challenges related to preparedness and response interventions for animal health events through a coherent and strategic approach for effective coordination.
  • A framework was developed to outline some important elements to be considered on how to enhance multisectoral coordination of animal health events.
  • A web-based emergency management platform was selected and procured to strengthen global coordination capability among partners.