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SHARP Joint Action aims to strengthen preparedness in the EU against serious cross-border threats to health, and support the implementation of International Health Regulations (2005). “SHARP” stands for Strengthened International HeAlth Regulations and Preparedness in the EU (SHARP JA).

About SHARP Joint Action

SHARP Joint Action aims to strengthen preparedness in the EU against serious cross-border threats to health, and support the implementation of International Health Regulations (2005). “SHARP” stands for Strengthened International HeAlth Regulations and Preparedness in the EU (SHARP JA).

The 3-year SHARP Joint Action (2019 – March 2022) is co-funded by the Health Programme of the European Union (80%) and by partners’ own contributions (20%). By working together, the partners and the European Commission will ensure a safer environment for all EU citizens. The SHARP Joint Action will work to strengthen member’s existing capacities as well as supporting improvement in those countries where IHR capability gaps exist.

Tackling COVID-19 Fatigue

04.06.2021
On 29 April 2021, Work Package 2 of the SHARP Joint Action held a webinar exploring the themes and key strategy areas set out in the WHO EU COVID-19 Fatigue framework. The… Read more Tackling COVID-19 Fatigue

Improving risk communication through trust and clarity

27.05.2021
The importance of Risk Communications has come to the forefront of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, Risk Communication has been identified as one of the core… Read more Improving risk communication through trust and clarity

COVID-19 Fatigue Webinar

09.04.2021
On 29 April 2021,10:00-12:30 (CEST) SHARP joint action will host a webinar that explores the key themes outlined in the WHO EURO COVID-19 Fatigue framework. The purpose of the webinar will be… Read more COVID-19 Fatigue Webinar

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