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Are we prepared? The development of performance indicators for public health emergency preparedness using a modified Delphi approach.

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Summary of "Are we prepared? The development of performance indicators for public health emergency preparedness using a modified Delphi approach."

Disasters and emergencies from infectious diseases, extreme weather and anthropogenic events are increasingly common. While risks vary for different communities, disaster and emergency preparedness is recognized as essential for all nation-states. Evidence to inform measurement of preparedness is lacking. The objective of this study was to identify and define a set of public health emergency preparedness (PHEP) indicators to advance performance measurement for local/regional public health agencies.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0226489

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