International Health Regulations (2005) Monitoring Framework
Under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR (2005) all States Parties are required to have or to develop minimum public health capacities to implement the IHR (2005) effectively. Since 2010 monitoring process of the IHR implementation status involved assessing, through a self-assessment questionnaire sent to States Parties. In 2018 WHO provided a new State Parties Self-Assessment Annual Reporting Tool - SPAR, with a revised interpretation of national IHR 13 capacities on a scale scoring system. of 13 capacities. Data from 2018 show that globally, progress has been reported across all 13 IHR core capacities, particularly in respect of surveillance, laboratory capacity and IHR coordination and National IHR National Focal Point functions, but the overall average scores suggest further and sustained efforts are needed in the areas of chemical events, capacities at points of entry and radiation emergencies.
96%189 of all 196 States Parties have submitted reports, representing the highest number of reports received since 2010.
IHR Monitoring Post 2016
4 components are: Self-assessment Annual reporting; After action review; Exercises and Joint External Evaluation (JEE)View graph
During the past 9 years
100%of the 196 States Parties (196) have reported using the 2010-17 monitoring questionnaire or 2018 SPAR reporting tool at least onceView graph