disease surveillance

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disease surveillance

In epidemiology and public health, the identification of index patients and their contacts; the detection of outbreaks and epidemics; the determination of the incidence and demographics of an illness; and the policy making that may prevent further spreading of a disease.
See also: surveillance
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Tenders are invited for provide contractor-hosted or cloud-based solution to replace the disease reporting system (odrs), an infectious disease reporting system.
Currently in India, the main method of collecting information on livestock diseases is through a passive disease reporting system.
Volume of notifiable disease reporting may double with required electronic lab reporting.
Like all US states, North Carolina has state laws and regulations mandating communicable disease reporting (2-4).
The new e-notification system which can be accessed from any healthcare facility, is a must use tool for infectious disease reporting at all healthcare service providers.
A diabetes disease registry and an automated disease reporting system are significantly increasing diabetes candidate identification for a Santa Cruz RHIO, as well as lowering response times to public health issues via a greater Cincinnati area RHIO.
The resulting statistical model makes only the most limited number of assumptions surrounding the emergence of a disease, while attempting to compensate for naturally occurring temporal and geographical variations in disease reporting.
In addition, state public health departments and CDC are implementing an initiative designed to make electronic disease reporting more timely, accurate, and complete.
Disease reporting procedures should be understood by all appropriate hospital staff and included as part of the pandemic plan.
livestock, including concentrated farming practices, susceptibility to disease, inadequate security and surveillance, passive disease reporting, and insufficient veterinarian training.
Also included are a brief history of notifiable disease reporting, highlights of important developments in the reported occurrences of selected notifiable and non-notifiable diseases, data from the Public Health Laboratory Information System, and short statements under each map or graph that underscore important public health messages.
The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with an NGO, Animals Fiji to improve veterinary services and animal disease reporting in Fiji.