The perception of increased effects of funding on laboratory strengthening, compared with increased effects on sentinel surveillance
, is unsurprising, given the costs of maintaining a laboratory, a well-known barrier to routine surveillance.
Although the implementation and development of a sentinel surveillance
system for influenza and other respiratory viruses is the first step to understand the epidemiology of these viruses in the country, more investments in influenza and other respiratory viruses surveillance are needed to obtain epidemiological data that can estimate and quantify the impact of influenza and other respiratory viruses to public health, besides improving the system's representativeness, timeliness, and capacity to intervene.
According to the press release (December 1, 2011) by NACO, Government of India, based on HIV Sentinel Surveillance
and HIV Estimation in India, 2009 the adult HIV prevalence has been reported 0.
Traditional birth attendants, community-based reproductive health agents and local priests received five days of intensive training in study protocol, as well as targeted training in sentinel surveillance
Public health experts and programme managers in India have started considering the possibility of using PPTCT data and gradually waning off the HIV sentinel surveillance
The IDD sentinel surveillance
is regularly conducted in 12 districts: Harare, Bulawayo, Chitungwiza, Nyanga, Chimanimani, Centenary, Murehwa, Matobo, Shurugwi, Chegutu, Bikita and Binga.
Although nearly 60% of participants fell into the two youngest age groups (14- to 19-year-olds and 20- to 29-year-olds), "a strength of the ongoing HPV sentinel surveillance
is inclusion of older age groups," said Ms.
Tekelec (Nasdaq: TKLC) announced today that U S WEST (NYSE: USW) selected the IP7 Sentinel surveillance
system in the fourth quarter of 1999 for deployment in its award-winning wireless network during the first half of 2000.
Diagnosis is provided through 609 Sentinel Surveillance
Hospitals (SSHs) and 16 Apex Referral laboratories (ARLs) identified across the country.
During peak mosquito-biting season in NYC (July-September), DOHMH will implement a sentinel surveillance
system to detect human cases of local mosquito-borne transmission of Zika virus.
Of the 183 confirmed cases, 108 (59%) were captured by the 3 sentinel surveillance
sites, and another 75 (41%) were diagnosed at other hospitals.