mass screening

mass screen·ing

examination of a large population to detect the manifestation of a disease in order to initiate treatment or prevent spread, as part of a public health campaign.

mass screen·ing

(mas skrēning)
Examination of a large population to detect manifestation of disease to initiate treatment or prevent its spread.
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IN its effort to wipe out tuberculosis (TB) and HIV in the region, the Department of Health (DOH)-Mimaropa (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) conducted a three-day mass screening among provincial and district inmates of Marinduque from October 10 to 12.
LAHORE -- Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Punjab has started mass screening drive of health professionals across the province.
Unattributed profiles taken during checking of a crime scene are usually added to the DNA intelligence databases and in serious crime may well form the bases for extensive further investigative processes like mass screening.
Mass screening for detection, rapid, quantitative HPLC analysis and trace substances of toxicological concern.
In relation to the DNA profiles, there may well come a point where we will have to consider a mass screening exercise in the area.
Sampling techniques varied across studies, with mass screening, random and purposive sampling techniques used.
Does the availability of such a screening process for RHD merit its automatic inclusion into the mass screening programme of the ISHP?
After the world's first mass screening for DNA, during which 5,000 men in three villages were asked to volunteer blood or saliva samples, he was eventually caught.
A recent nutrition and HIV mass screening assessment conducted in five districts of the African country found that 8.
Government-led mass screening should target the low socioeconomic population primarily.
The mass screening, held inside the Cebu City Central School, was spearheaded by the Philippine Obstetrics and Gynecological Society (Pogs) Cebu Chapter, in cooperation with the Cebu City Health Department and the Cebu City government.