Outbreaks of zoonotic diseases call for a collaborative approach to surveillance.
As rain continues to fall in Kenya, national and county governments must put measures in place to prevent a Rift Valley fever outbreak.
By tackling local threats and controlling existing diseases, countries are able to build the capacity needed to deal with future emerging disease threats.
As East Africa becomes warmer, the threat of climate sensitive diseases such as malaria, Rift Valley Fever and cholera is increasing.
Emerging diseases on which the experts are keeping a close eye.
From floods to drought, fire to famine, the 2015-16 El Nino has had a global impact.