Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to This website is run by the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO). We are a research group which began in 2009 with the launch of the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN), followed by IDDO which launched in 2016.  

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. We recognise that not all pages meet current accessibility criteria and are working towards compliance with the new regulations.

Our aims

In order to ensure that all of our visitors can use our website, we are actively working to meet Level-AA standard of WCAG 2.1

Making changes to your device or system

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability. In addition, major operating systems produce the following guidance:

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible and are actively working towards compliance with the new regulations.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

If you have any questions or concerns about this statement or the accessibility of any of our webpages, please contact us at

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

IDDO is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

The website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 and we are actively working towards Level-AA.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We want our website to offer the best experience possible for all of our users. In addition to our plan to fix known issues, we continue to work on website content and structure. We are reviewing the website to fix issues and exploring future developments. We are also updating the ways in which we provide training and best practice to those working on our website. 

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 21 September 2020.

How we tested this website

This website is undergoing ongoing testing. The testing is being carried out internally, using a quality assurance tool as well as a manual check of a substantial and carefully chosen sample of pages and content types.