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Table 3 Mean sub-Saharan African JEE scores when weighted by sub-area

From: Antimicrobial resistance preparedness in sub-Saharan African countries

JEE Area JEE Sub-area Mean SSA score Ranking
Prevent National legislation, policy and financing 1.45 15
IHR coordination, communication and advocacy 1.91 10
Antimicrobial resistance 1.42 17
Zoonotic diseases 2.35 5
Food safety 1.91 10
Biosafety and security 1.63 12
Immunization 3.38 1
Detect National laboratory system 2.44 4
Real time surveillance 2.90 2
Reporting 2.26 7
Workforce development 2.50 3
Respond Emergency preparedness 1.42 18
Emergency response operations 1.92 9
Linking public health and security authorities 1.98 8
Medical countermeasures and personnel deployment 1.33 19
Risk communication 2.30 6
IHR other Points of entry 1.43 16
Chemical events 1.57 13
Radiation emergencies 1.51 14
  1. The mean of each countries’ scores for all questions in each sub-area was calculated, then the mean of all of the country means was calculated. The AMR sub-area is highlighted in bold. The rankings were calculated based on the mean score for each category for the 44 SSA countries.