2019 GHS Index Country Profile for Australia

Australia Overall

By category, fewer than 7% of countries scored in the top tier for the ability to prevent the emergence or release of pathogens; 19% for the ability to quickly detect and report epidemics; fewer than 5% for their ability to rapidly respond to an epidemic.

85%

85% of countries show no evidence of having completed a biological threat-focused IHR simulation exercise with the WHO in the last year.

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