health surveillance

medical monitoring

The performance of medical tests and physical exams to evaluate an individual’s ongoing exposure to a factor that could negatively impact on that person’s health.

health surveillance

Medical monitoring The periodic screening of a defined population for a specific disease or for biological markers of disease for which the population is, or may be, at significantly ↑ risk. See Screening.
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Contract notice: health surveillance service for the miguel hernndez university of elche
This cooperation will extend to the health surveillance, monitoring of environmental health factors, public awareness, advocacy, inter-sectoral cooperation with other stakeholders and policy development.
Once the EPA collects data on air quality, this data will be fed into the health surveillance system at the Health director general office.
Health Surveillance is responsible for information and intervention that enable risk reduction and health promotion in the territories, in conjunction with the Health Care Networks.
MADINAH: The Health Surveillance Center at Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah continues to provide services to the pilgrims, Saudi Press Agency reported on Sunday.
Methodology: Evaluation was conducted during April 2011 using CDC's updated guidelines on evaluating the public health surveillance system, 2001.
The survey, completed by nearly 400 people, found less than half of companies in the building and engineering sector monitor occupational health among their staff, with 55% admitting to not carrying out occupational health surveillance.
Just as imperfect radar detected incoming German aircraft to protect British citizens, imperfect public health surveillance systems are widely used to measure and monitor the health of populations to mobilize action toward community health.
The Director of Health Surveillance Center of the Islamic Port of Jeddah Dr.
From the French surveiller, "to watch over," public health surveillance has its roots in 14th-century Europe.
Announcing the extension, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman said Ministry of Health surveillance suggested influenza had not yet peaked this winter.
The SARS outbreak in 2003 cemented a new era in official collaboration to strengthen global health surveillance and control.

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