Table 4

Subjective comparisons of actual (2009, 2010) to hypothetical (2006) response performance1, 2

ACTIVITY2

CAMB

CYUN

CGUA

LAOS

MYAN

THAI

VIET

MEAN


'09

'10

'09

'10

'09

'10

'09

'10

'09

'10

'09

'10

'09

'10

'09

'10


Surveillance and Information Sharing


Development/use of case definition

1

0

0

-1

1

2

NR

3

NR

1

2

3

1

0

1.0

1.1


Active case finding/hospitals & clinics

3

0

1

0

2

2

NR

3

NI

1

1

0

1

0

1.6

0.9


Active case finding/communities

3

0

0

0

2

2

NR

3

NR

1

1

0

0

0

1.2

0.9


Active case finding/ports of entry

4

2

1

1

1

2

NR

NI

NR

1

2

2

0

0

1.6

1.3


Electronic reporting of cases

1

1

0

0

1

2

NI

0

NR

1

2

NR

0

0

0.8

0.7


Hotline for reporting possible cases

1

2

-1

0

0

2

NR

3

NR

1

2

2

1

0

0.6

1.4


Initial testing in district/provincial lab

NR

3

0

-1

1

2

NI

NI

NI

1

1

NI

0

0

0.5

1.0


Any other active surveillance activities

3

3

0

-2

0

2

NR

1

NR

1

2

NR

1

0

1.2

0.8


Rapid Response Team mobilization

2

1

0

-1

0

3

NR

0

NR

0

1

3

0

0

0.6

0.9


Communication w/cross-border site(s)

1

1

0

-1

NI

3

NR

0

NR

1

1

NI

0

0

0.5

0.7


Sharing info w/MBDS country

1

2

NI

-1

NI

3

NR

0

NR

0

1

NI

0

0

0.7

0.7


Sharing info w/MBDS Coordinator

1

1

1

-1

NI

3

NR

0

NR

0

1

NI

0

0

0.8

0.5


MEAN

1.9

1.3

0.2

-0.6

0.9

2.3

--

1.3

--

0.8

1.4

1.7

0.3

0

0.9

0.9


Disease Prevention and Control - Health Care Facilities


Communications w/health workers

2

1

0

-1

0

1

NR

2

NR

1

1

1

0

0

0.6

0.7


Use hospital admission criteria

1

2

0

-1

NI

1

NR

1

NR

1

2

1

0

0

0.8

0.7


Preparation or use of isolation areas

1

2

0

0

0

0

NR

2

NR

2

2

1

0

0

0.6

1.0


Use of PPE for health workers

2

1

0

0

0

0

NR

0

NR

1

-1

1

0

0

0.2

0.4


Use of antiviral drugs for treatment

2

2

0

-1

0

0

NR

1

NR

2

2

1

0

0

0.8

0.7


Use of antiviral drugs for prophylaxis

1

2

0

-1

0

1

NR

0

-2

1

1

1

0

0

0.0

0.6


Focus on hospital infection control

2

1

0

-1

0

0

NR

1

NR

2

1

0

0

0

0.6

0.4


More preparation for medical surge

2

1

0

-1

0

1

NR

1

NR

2

1

0

0

0

0.6

0.6


MEAN

1.6

1.5

0

-0.8

0

0.5

--

1.0

-2.0

1.5

1.1

0.8

0

0

0.5

0.6


Disease Prevention and Control - Communities


Containment measures (from WHO)

1

3

NR

-1

0

0

NI

2

NR

2

1

3

0

0

0.5

1.3


Border control measures

2

3

NI

-1

0

0

NR

1

NR

2

2

1

0

0

1.0

0.9


Restrictions of travel

NR

NI

NI

-1

NI

-1

NI

0

NI

NI

NI

NI

0

0

0.0

-0.5


Restrictions of public gatherings

2

NI

NI

-1

NI

-1

NI

0

NI

2

NI

1

0

0

1.0

0.2


Closure of any schools

1

NI

NI

-1

NI

0

NI

NI

NR

2

2

1

0

0

1.0

0.4


MEAN

1.5

3.0

--

-1.0

0

-0.4

--

0.8

--

2.0

1.7

1.5

0

0

0.7

0.5


Risk Communications


Spokesperson(s) identified

1

2

0

-1

0

1

NR

0

0

1

2

1

0

0

0.5

0.6


Public risk communications/targeted

1

1

0

-1

0

1

NR

2

-1

1

2

0

0

0

0.3

0.6


Public risk communications/broad

1

1

1

-1

0

0

NR

2

0

1

2

0

0

0

0.8

0.4


Message consistency for public

1

2

0

-1

0

0

NR

1

NR

1

2

0

NR

0

0.8

0.4


Messages aimed to avoid public panic

NR

1

0

-1

0

0

NR

2

NR

1

1

2

0

0

0.3

0.7


Communications w/MBDS country

NR

1

NI

-1

NI

2

NR

0

NR

0

1

NI

0

0

0.5

0.3


Communications w/MBDS office

1

1

NI

-1

NI

2

NR

0

-1

0

NI

NI

0

0

0.0

0.3


Communications w/external partner

1

1

NI

-1

NI

2

NR

0

-1

0

NI

NI

0

0

0.0

0.3


MEAN

1.0

1.3

0.2

-1.0

0.0

1.0

--

0.9

-0.6

0.6

1.7

0.6

0

0

0.4

0.5


1. CAMB = Cambodia; CYUN = China Yunnan-Province; CGUA = China Guangxi Province; LAOS = Laos; MYAN = Myanmar; THAI = Thailand; VIET = Vietnam

2. NI = not implemented; NR = no response

Moore and Dausey BMC Research Notes 2011 4:361   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-361

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