epidemiologic surveillance

epidemiologic surveillance

The ongoing, systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of health data essential to planning, implementing, and evaluating public health practice, closely integrated with the timely dissemination of these data to those who need to know
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We describe the diagnostic performance of this suspected case definition by using epidemiologic surveillance and diagnostic test data for Guinea.
The funding, distributed through CDCs Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) Cooperative Agreement, will further support activities to protect the health of Americans, especially pregnant women, including epidemiologic surveillance and investigation, improving mosquito control and monitoring, and strengthening laboratory capacity.
Concerned about the emerging picture, federal health officials have started pilot programs to bolster public awareness, increase epidemiologic surveillance and expand efforts to screen those most at risk people with high blood pressure, diabetes or a family history of kidney disease.
Public health laboratories, such as the Pasteur Institute, where this study was planned and carried out, must anticipate any and every kind of problem related to a disease so that epidemiologic surveillance and control measures can be put in place.
During this conference the participants from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan will review the findings of appraisal of the HIV epidemiologic situation, respond measures and findings of the epidemiologic surveillance with specialists from India, Afghanistan, Russia and China.
Still, the authors wrote, "integration of GIS technology into routine field epidemiologic surveillance can offer a scientifically rigorous and quantitative method for identification of unusual disease patterns in real time.
This epidemiologic surveillance system currently tracks hazardous substances releases in fourteen states and assists state health officials in evaluating both the nature and extent of hazardous spills in their respective jurisdictions.
This warehouse will support design of clinical trials, case-control studies, epidemiologic surveillance, data mining to discover new drug uses, and other outcome and utilization assessments.
Epidemiologic surveillance came to be known for 3 basic characteristics: systematic collection of data, consolidation and analysis of the collected data, and dissemination of information through narrative epidemiologic reports (3).
The funding, distributed through CDC's Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases Cooperative Agreement (ELC), will support activities to protect the health of the American public, especially pregnant women, including epidemiologic surveillance and investigation, improving mosquito control and monitoring, and strengthening laboratory capacity.
Core Group on Epidemiologic Surveillance and Information Sharing Health Working Group, US-Mexico Binational Commission.
The United States has no ongoing, national-scale epidemiologic surveillance, he says, only scattered individual projects.

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