IHR Monitoring and Evaluation Framework Joint External Evaluation Tool
This 2016 publication was a primary output of a 2015 IHR technical consultation meeting. The tool is intended to “assess country capacity to prevent, detect, and rapidly respond to public health threats,” and outlines an external evaluation process “to asses country-specific status and progress in achieving the targets.” It also includes a strong social and behavior change/risk communication component. This tool is not simple; using it requires “a sustainable and flexible process to allow for additional countries and regular evaluation visits” to compare a country’s progress to its baselines, and ensure that stronger capacity can be maintained.
Download: IHR-Joint-External-Evaluation-Tool (101 pages | 3.6MB | .pdf)
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