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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Therefore, we believe that, based on the constitutional right to citizenship and health through public policies in favor of quality of life, and according to the SUS Principles and Guidelines, the National Health Surveillance Policy considers at the central core of its guidelines the categories and values of the social determination of health, State's responsibility for health regulation, the integrality of the care network, intersectoriality, territory, the participation of society and the right to information.
CDC and Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University will cosponsor the course, Introduction to Public Health Surveillance, May 7-11, 2012, at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.
The analysis of a public health surveillance database, published in the Feb.
Shortly after the report of the first 3 cases, the Brazilian Health Surveillance Secretary (Ministry of Health) performed an epidemiologic field study to seek the probable site of infection, collect sylvatic rodents, and conduct a serologic survey of human contacts.
Frost explains that although general health surveillance is required under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations,1999, both new Regulations introduce specific requirements for health surveillance for those exposed to vibration or noise at work.
Monitoring the Health of Populations: Statistical Principles and Methods for Public Health Surveillance Richard Brookmeyer, Donna F, Stroup, eds.
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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.
Gay, lesbian and bisexual adults face serious health disparities, which can be better documented when sexual orientation is included in public health surveillance systems, according to a study published in the March issue of APHA's American Journal of Public Health.
(9.) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Public Health Surveillance and Informatics.
For practical information on planning, managing, and evaluating public health surveillance systems, try this book:
They therefore recommended the development and support of ongoing health surveillance activities as early warning systems for occupational disease.

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