Long-term shortages of essential medicines and medical supplies (only 30% of basic drugs to treat infectious diseases are available in public hospitals) (2), interruption of epidemiologic surveillance
systems, weakening of immunization programs, and an unprecedented exodus of trained medical personnel have set the stage for the resurgence of vectorborne and vaccine-preventable infections (4-6).
network, epidemiologic surveillance
system and health promotions program.
The goal of this project is to improve patient outcomes and save healthcare dollars by integrating real-time epidemiologic surveillance
with rapid delivery of resistance results to care-givers via web-based and mobile platforms.
Choi, "Perspectives on epidemiologic surveillance
in the 21st century," Chronic Diseases in Canada, vol.
Concerned about the emerging picture, federal health officials have started pilot programs to bolster public awareness, increase epidemiologic surveillance
and expand efforts to screen those most at risk people with high blood pressure, diabetes or a family history of kidney disease.
Public health laboratories, such as the Pasteur Institute, where this study was planned and carried out, must anticipate any and every kind of problem related to a disease so that epidemiologic surveillance
and control measures can be put in place.
The international conference on HIV epidemic in Central Asia and the neighboring countries is held in Bishkek from March 11 to 13.During this conference the participants from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan will review the findings of appraisal of the HIV epidemiologic situation, respond measures and findings of the epidemiologic surveillance
with specialists from India, Afghanistan, Russia and China.Kyrgyzstan is a successful county in implementation of all programs in this area.
Still, the authors wrote, "integration of GIS technology into routine field epidemiologic surveillance
can offer a scientifically rigorous and quantitative method for identification of unusual disease patterns in real time." When linked with point-of-care databases and other sources of environmental data (including meteorological, transportation, and topographical information), such geospatial intelligence has the potential to rapidly recognize, locate, and monitor disease outbreaks.
This epidemiologic surveillance
system currently tracks hazardous substances releases in fourteen states and assists state health officials in evaluating both the nature and extent of hazardous spills in their respective jurisdictions.
In March 2017, after 8 additional suspected cases were reported, the Republic of the Congo Division of Disease Control joined with external partners (World Health Organization, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and 2 Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program trainees from the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to investigate suspected cases and strengthen epidemiologic surveillance
in the region.