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Like in other African countries, most HIV research in Tanzania focuses on adults 15-49 years, ignoring persons aged 50 years and above. In Tanzania, the HIV testing rate (ever tested) for 15 - 49 year olds has increased from 37% to 62% for women and 27% to 47% for men between 2008 and 2012.... Read more

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This checklist will prepare Eligible Hospitals (EHs) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) to fulfill Syndromic Surveillance (SS) interoperability with the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and begin the process of meeting Stage 2 Requirements for Meaningful Use (MU).

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Plague was first identified in Armenia in 1958 when Y. pestis was isolated and cultured from the flea species Ct. teres collected from the burrows of common voles in the northwestern part of the country. In the process of digitalizing archived data, a statistical and spatial analysis of the... Read more

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Each year Ministry of Health and Social welfare of Tanzania under Epidemiology Section has been reporting many suspected cases of Shigella throughout the country. However only fewer laboratories have been reporting the confirmed cases.


To determine whether the IDSR... Read more

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Benchmarking of temporal surveillance techniques is a critical step in the development of an effective syndromic surveillance system. Unfortunately, holding “bakeoffs” to blindly compare approaches is a difficult and often fruitless enterprise, in part due to the parameters left to the final... Read more

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Reporting allows for the collection of statistics that show how often disease occurs, which helps researchers identify disease trends and track disease outbreaks. U.S. Navy has a modified list of reportable medical events to accommodate for deployment limiting functions. Reports on all... Read more

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Cervical cancer is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality among women in developing countries and the second most common cancer in women in Nigeria. Most studies on knowledge of cervical cancer, cervical cancer screening services and precancerous cervical changes in Nigeria are facility... Read more

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Eighteen states have adopted Limited Access Marijuana Product Laws permitting only low (or zero) Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and high Cannabidiol (CBD) products to treat several, often specified conditions, usually uncontrolled epilepsy disorders. THC is the psychoactive substance in marijuana... Read more

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The APCC hotline fields daily calls regarding potential animal intoxications from the US, its territories, and Canada. We explored the value of these data for identifying increased occurrences of intoxications related to livestock and poultry species, toxicant product categories, clinical... Read more

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The National Science and Technology Council, within the Executive Office of the President, established the Pandemic Prediction and Forecasting Science and Technology (PPFST) Working Group in 2013. The PPFST Working Group supports the US Predict the Next Pandemic Initiative, and serves as a forum... Read more

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