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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Javier Reyes Mar, Head of Epidemiologic Surveillance at Medica Sur Hospital in Mexico City, Mexico, a site included in the analysis.
To the Editor: To get ready for the spread of chikungunya, health authorities in North, South, and Central America and the Pacific Islands are developing preparedness and response plans (1,2) that contain vector control, epidemiologic surveillance, medical education, and communication components.
Public protection would be completed with an organized, detailed, and standing program of post-marketing epidemiologic surveillance for consumer and industrial exposures, similar to--but more pervasive and efficient than--the current post-marketing surveillance of medical products.
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.
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.
The 2 fatal meningitis cases in Hefei highlight the need for further epidemiologic surveillance to monitor the incidence of meningococcal disease caused by serogroup W135 and the need for better public health strategies to control the disease.
the health information collection and epidemiologic surveillance system is now operational and more efficient.
Commercial applications for the Ibis T5000 Biosensor System include epidemiologic surveillance, monitoring of pandemic diseases, identification of emerging or previously unknown pathogens, forensic characterization of human samples, identification of sources of hospital-associated infections, and, in the future, human infectious disease diagnostics.

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