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BMC Proceedings

Volume 2 Supplement 3

Proceedings of the 2007 Disease Surveillance Workshop. Disease Surveillance: Role of Public Health Informatics

Proceedings

Disease Surveillance Workshop 2007. Disease Surveillance: Role of Public Health Informatics. Go to conference site.

Bangkok, Thailand11-12 September 2007

  1. Content type: Proceedings

    This paper describes and assesses the electronic surveillance of outbreaks based on the early warning for four endemic diseases – typhoid fever, amebic dysentery, viral hepatitis A and brucellosis – in Lebanon...

    Authors: Nada Ghosn, Alia Nasredine, Yolla Merhy Baddour, Denis Coulombier and Samah Nasserdine

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2008 2(Suppl 3):S2

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    Electronic syndromic surveillance for early outbreak detection may be a simple, effective tool to rapidly bring reliable and actionable outbreak data to the attention of public health authorities in the develo...

    Authors: Hadi Siswoyo, Meda Permana, Ria P Larasati, Jeffryman Farid, Asep Suryadi and Endang R Sedyaningsih

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2008 2(Suppl 3):S3

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    Infectious disease surveillance is a primary public health function in resource-limited settings. In 2003, an electronic disease surveillance system (Alerta) was established in the Peruvian Navy with support f...

    Authors: Giselle Soto, Roger V Araujo-Castillo, Joan Neyra, Miguel Fernandez, Carlos Leturia, Carmen C Mundaca and David L Blazes

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2008 2(Suppl 3):S4

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    Electronic disease surveillance systems can be extremely valuable tools; however, a critical step in system implementation is collecting data. Without accurate and complete data, statistical anomalies that are...

    Authors: Sheri Happel Lewis and Richard Wojcik

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2008 2(Suppl 3):S5

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    Timeliness is a critical asset to the detection of public health threats when using syndromic surveillance systems. In order for epidemiologists to effectively distinguish which events are indicative of a true...

    Authors: Kieran M Moore, Graham Edge and Andrew R Kurc

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2008 2(Suppl 3):S6

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    The performance of disease surveillance systems is evaluated and monitored using a diverse set of statistical analyses throughout each stage of surveillance implementation. An overview of their main elements i...

    Authors: Andres G Lescano, Ria Purwita Larasati, Endang R Sedyaningsih, Khanthong Bounlu, Roger V Araujo-Castillo, Cesar V Munayco-Escate, Giselle Soto, C Cecilia Mundaca and David L Blazes

    Citation: BMC Proceedings 2008 2(Suppl 3):S7

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