International Health Regulations (IHR) Crystal Exercise 2018

The 2018 World Health Organization (WHO) International Health Regulations (IHR) Crystal Exercise was held on December 4, 2018. The simulation activity is being conducted annually in the Western Pacific Region to test IHR event communication among the National Focal Points (NFP) and WHO contact points. It was led by EB Director Dr. Ferchito Avelino and participated by FETP fellows, graduates, and training staff, Event-based Surveillance and Response (ESR) Officers, and representatives from the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ), Health Emergency Management Bureau (HEMB), and Health Promotion and Communications Service (HPCS) of DOH Philippines.

2018 WHO IHR Crystal Exercise
Department of Health, Philippines
December 8, 2018