Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT) Program: PREDICT
A project under the Emerging Pandemic Threats (EPT) Program that focused on detection and discovery of zoonotic diseases at the wildlife-human interface. Specific activities included: strengthening surveillance and laboratory capacities in order to monitor wildlife and people in contact with wildlife for novel pathogens that may pose a significant public health threat; characterizing human and ecological drivers of disease spillover from animals to people; strengthening and optimizing models for predicting disease emergence and using this information to improve surveillance; and supporting outbreak response when requested.
Risk Area(s) covered
Start Date: January 1, 2009
ASI Database Release
Providers and Implementers ?
|Implementer||United States Agency for International Development (USAID)||State|
|Implementer||University of California-Davis (United States)||NGO|
|Implementer||Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)||NGO|
Related Projects & Programs
|Mr Todd Perry||Special Coordinator, UNSCR 1540||
Department of State
|Mr Stephen Knight||Point of Contact||
United States Mission to the United Nations