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Table 1 Core capacities as outlined in the International Health Regulations (2005)

From: Simulation exercises and after action reviews – analysis of outputs during 2016–2019 to strengthen global health emergency preparedness and response

Capacity No. IHR Core Capacities
C1 Legislation and Financing
C2 IHR Coordination and National IHR Focal Point Functions
C3 Zoonotic Events and the Human-Animal Interface
C4 Food Safety
C5 Laboratory
C6 Surveillance
C7 Human Resources
C8 National Health Emergency Framework
C9 Health Service Provision
C10 Risk Communication
C11 Points of Entry (PoE)
C12 Chemical Events
C13 Radiation Emergencies
  1. IHR International Health Regulations, PoE Points of entry