EMFLU or Eastern Mediterranean Flu is a regional platform for sharing of epidemiological and virological data on influenza in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region . This data collection and sharing tool has been developed in line with activities of Partnership Contribution Plan 2013-2016 under the Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (PIP) Framework. The platform provides quantitative and qualitative data on trend, spread, intensity and impact of influenza in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.
EMFLU connects existing databases at country level in Eastern Mediterranean Region and can also be used to directly enter data at the country level using a web-based interface. It also complements WHO data bases of FLU ID and FLU NET. The tool is intended to provide useful information for informed decision making regarding influenza prevention and control strategies.