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Strengthening Preparedness and Capacities to Respond to Public Health Emergency in High Risk Areas in Guinea

The scope of this action is to strengthen preparedness and capacities to respond to a public health emergency in two high-risk areas in Guinea: Forécariah and Géckédou. The action will support the development of a model of Epidemic Risk and the advocacy activities for progressive extension and scaling-up. The model includes two components: the community-based epidemic risk reduction and the emergency preparedness at prefectural level.

Enhancing the Post-Ebola National Preparedness Capacity to Efficiently Respond to Future Health Outbreaks

The Project aims to promote synergy and durable cooperation amongst all humanitarian actors for a greater preparedness and to ensure that the country’s emergency response plans and other coordination mechanisms are reliable and their capacity to deliver in the event of a health outbreak has been fully tested for efficiency.

Global Health Security Partner Engagement - Expanding Efforts and Strategies to Protect and Improve Public Health Globally

Through this project, IOM will support the realization of CDC's main strategies and intended outcome to prevent, detect and respond to disease outbreaks and other health threats. In line with IOM's HBMM framework across five African countries: Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Senegal and Sierra Leone.

Health Assessments in Africa

The goals of this project are to guarantee, through appropriate medical screening planning, monitoring and support, that a number of eligible refugees consistent with the annual admission quota undergo the medical examination process within the duly timeframe. The project also aims to improve the quality of the medical clearance process through analysis, processing and dissemination of data included in OF 157 forms, enhanced follow-up of medical cases, reduced prevalence of untreated malaria and intestinal parasitosis.

Pre-Departure Health Assessments for Australian Government-Funded Cases (PDHAU)

IOM will conduct health assessments and treatment services for government-funded migrants going to Australia. The pre-departure health screening services will be based on the new protocol the purpose of which is to reduce the post-arrival medical issues that are presented by Refugee and humanitarian visa holders and to ensure better follow up and treatment on-shore of health problems that have been identified at the point of departure. The project will start in Kigoma and Tanzania, and will expand to other countries in East and West Africa, Middle East and South-East Asia in 2006.