The COVID-19 pandemic has presented unprecedented challenges to overall health globally and in the area. To far more proficiently handle present and future epidemics, pandemics and emergencies, Member States, WHO and partners have to function with each other to recognize essential lessons from the pandemic to prioritize actions to strengthen overall health safety systems. In the South East (SE) Asia area, the WHO Regional Workplace facilitated the synthesis of lessons discovered from the COVID-19 pandemic and the improvement of the Regional Strategic Roadmap on Well being Safety and Well being Method Resilience 2023–2027. lessons discovered.

The meeting on “Strengthening Public Well being Surveillance and Threat Assessment for Well being Safety Threats in the WHO South-East Asia Area” was organized to recognize joint priority regional actions connected to surveillance, threat assessment and field epidemiology. This report summarizes the discussions and outcomes of the meeting, with essential directions for efforts and investments to increase overall health safety and implement the International Well being Regulations (2005).

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