To support EU MS and JA partner countries in developing operational inter-sectoral preparedness and response plans for serious cross-border health threats with an integrated all hazards approach.
Outputs & activities
- Development of an integrated multi-sectoral preparedness and response plan
- Lessons learned from COVID-19 with particular focus on understanding the decision-making process and multi-sectoral collaboration
- e-learnings and table-top exercise protocols, using different methods for multi-sectoral collaboration developed, tested and evaluated
- Best practices guidelines on multi-sectoral collaboration, for integrated Preparedness and Response planning are provided to all participating countries. These are based on the lessons learned from COVID-19 and can be used for continuous learning through implemented e-learnings and tabletop exercises.
- Review of planning and evaluation tools
Review of integrated evidence-based planning and evaluation tools and for Preparedness and Response cycleReport on lessons learned from Covid-19
- Lessons learned from Covid-19 evaluated
- All hazards e-learning tool launched
- WP6 workshops conducted
- Table-top exercises conducted
People and partners
Work package lead: RIVM
Bettie Voordouw sharp(at)rivm.nl
Sandra Kamga sharp(at)rivm.nl
Jorrit Kabel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-lead: Marion Koopmans and ISCIII (ES)
- Identifying core elements of an integrated multi-sectoral preparedness and response plan
- Workshop on multi-sectoral collaboration:
A successful digital workshop took place in April 2020 with approximately 40 registrations.
- Literature review on tools and instruments for preparedness and response focusing on multi-sectoral collaboration has been completed in January 2021.
- Understanding the factors that contribute to the similarities and differences in SARS-CoV-2 testing strategies across Europe – interviews of professionals in several countries were conducted in spring 2021.
- Understanding the citizen’s role during preparedness for, and response to, the Covid-19 pandemic – focus group discussions organised with citizens in 8 countries were conducted in spring 2021.
- Survey ongoing among all countries to gather lessons learned about multi-sectoral collaboration during Covid-19.