Table 5

Subjective ratings of factors that contributed to success in pandemic response1, 2, 3

ACTIVITY

CAMB

CYUN

CGUA

LAOS

MYAN

THAI

VIET

MEAN


'09

'10

'09

'10

'09

'10

'09

'10

'09

'10

'09

'10

'09

'10

'09

'10


National, provincial and/or local pandemic preparedness plan

5

5

5

4

4

4

5

5

5

5

4

5

5

4

4.7

4.6


National (provincial) political leadership

5

5

5

4

4

5

5

4

5

5

2

4

5

4

4.4

4.4


Preparedness structure/management in government

5

5

5

4

3

4

5

5

5

5

3

3

5

4

4.4

4.3


Ministries in addition to MOH

4

5

4

4

4

3

5

5

5

5

4

4

5

4

4.4

4.3


MBDS MOU

5

5

4

3

2

3

4

4

5

4

2

1

5

4

3.9

3.4


MBDS action plan

4

5

4

4

3

4

4

4

4

4

2

1

5

4

3.7

3.7


MBDS - other plan

4

4

4

3

3

3

3

3

3

4

NA

1

5

4

3.7

3.1


MBDS country partner(s)

4

5

4

3

3

3

3

5

3

4

NA

1

5

4

3.7

3.6


MBDS development partner(s)

4

5

4

3

3

3

3

5

3

3

NA

1

5

4

3.7

3.4


TTX or other exercises (national, provincial and/or local)

4

5

5

4

3

4

5

4

3

4

3

5

5

4

4.0

4.3


International Health Regulations

4

5

5

3

3

4

5

2

3

4

3

4

4

4

3.9

3.7


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

2. MOH = Ministry of Health; MOU = Memorandum of Understanding

3. NA = not applicable

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

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