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Table 1 Progress with IDSR implementation in the WHO AFRO African Region†: 2001 – 2007

From: Cost analysis of an integrated disease surveillance and response system: case of Burkina Faso, Eritrea, and Mali

IDSR Activities Number of countries (% of total 46 countries)
  2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Sensitization of Ministry of Health officials and stakeholders on IDSR 22
(48%)
35
(76%)
36
(78%)
43
(96%)
44
(96%)
44
(96%)
44
(96%)
Assessment of national surveillance and response, including laboratory 22
(48%)
35
(76%)
36
(78%)
43
(93%)
43
(93%)
43
(93%)
43
(93%)
Development of IDSR plans of action 13
(28%)
31
(67%)
32
(70%)
43
(93%)
43
(93%)
43
(93%)
43
(93%)
Adaptation of generic IDSR technical guidelines* 1
(2%)
26
(57%)
35
(76%)
39
(85%)
41
(89%)
41
(89%)
41
(89%)
Adaptation of generic IDSR training materials*   1
(2%)
20
(43%)
35
(76%)
39
(85%)
39
(85%)
39
(85%)
Training staff on IDSR in at least 60% of the districts        33
(72%)
Publishing feedback bulletins        32
(70%)
  1. †Source: Progress with IDSR implementation http://www.cdc.gov/idsr/implementation.htm#progress.
  2. *Materials were developed by WHO AFRO and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)