This study aimed to assess the status of IHR (2005) core capacity requirements at the designated ground crossings in Nepal in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Quantitative assessment was carried out at PoEs after preliminary assessment of 11 GCPs conducted by IOM jointly with the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD), Ministry of Health and Population, Government of Nepal. A total of 17 field researchers were mobilized for data collection at these GCPs from 11-14 December 2020. A theme-based structured questionnaire and observation checklist was designed based on the core capacities of the IHR (2005). This report is largely based on face-to-face interviews and captures the views of 75 government authorities from various departments holding different positions in 20 GCPs.

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