By Ramaz Mitaishvili, MD
The PCDCP Director (or his/her designee) is responsible for officially activating the AISER’s Pandemic Influenza Response Plan during an influenza pandemic. The PCDCP Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) describes the AISER Incident Command System structure that will be implemented in the event of a public health emergency, including an influenza pandemic. In addition, the EOP outlines the procedures for activating and operating the PCDCP Intervention Resource. The PCDCP Director will decide when to activate this command system and/or the based on current information and recommendations from the Central Georgian Governments Health Officer and the State Epidemiologist and coordinates with appropriate health department in Abkhazian de-facto government.