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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The county government is also not reporting disease incidents to the national government for help, according to Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu.
The scope and burden of infection in other communities reporting disease is not clear at this time," Dr.
The operations handbook contained internationally recognized functions and procedures for managing, responding to, and reporting disease outbreaks and other emergencies.
Reporting disease activity in clinical trials of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: EULAR/ACR collaborative recommendations.
Reform of hospital statistics and the establishment of uniform criteria for reporting disease (1860).
The system assures making health facilities responsible for actively reporting disease surveillance data to district, provincial and federal levels, keeping in view the increasing numbers of cases of diarrhoeal disease, acute respiratory infections, skin diseases and malaria.
Moreover, about half of the 1,079 counties reporting disease were newly affected during the study period.
We're increasingly dependent on farmers reporting disease these days because there's less of a veterinary presence on farms.
Using the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology (ASTRO) standard criteria to monitor PSA response for reporting disease free survival, the cure rate was 90.
Few employers viewed current cost containment strategies as highly effective with just 13 - 15 percent reporting disease management, higher employee cost sharing, or tighter managed care networks as "very effective.
Beginning in 1975, importers of NHPs for permitted scientific, educational, or exhibition purposes were required to register with CDC, and a system was established for monitoring and reporting disease in quarantine facilities.
Doctors in Syria's besieged areas are reporting diseases they've never seen, medical emergencies that only happen in places with severe famine", said Elise Baker, a staff member of Physicians for Human Rights who was among the report's lead authors.