Strengthening the Health System for Acute Respiratory Infections

The project has four components, namely:

  1. Case management including oxygen therapy
  2. Pandemic preparedness
  3. Hospital infection prevention and control
  4. Strengthening surveillance
    • Support for district surveillance officers
    • Support for EWARS (Early Warning Alert and Response System)
    • Support for labs including ILI and SARI

This is a USAID funding project, implemented by WHO in collaboration with Ministry of Health.

It has focus on zoonotic influenza, primarily H5N1.