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Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 2 public health reporting for Eligible Professionals (EPs) included a menu option for ambulatory syndromic surveillance. Review of currently existing models lead to a collaboration between the Illinois Health Information Exchange (ILHIE) and IDPH to build services that... Read more

Recent efforts to share syndromic surveillance data have focused on developing national systems, namely BioSense 2.01 . The problems with creating and implementing national systems, such as legal issues, difficulties in standardizing syndrome definitions, data quality, and different objectives,... Read more

Various serotypes of DF were frequently reported in different regions of Pakistan on smaller scale. However, the worst dengue outbreak in Pakistan was experienced in 2011 in Lahore which is a 2nd most popolous city of Pakistan and capital of province punjab. This epidemic erupted during the post... Read more

Since the adoption of antibiotics in the early 20th century, a plethora of clinical pathogens have acquired resistance to one or more modern-day antibiotics. This has resulted in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) being recognized as a severe threat to human and animal health worldwide. Recent work... Read more

In order to transition the forecasting, estimation and management of epidemic risks to individual administrative areas, the Agency for Consumer Rights Protection of Kazakhstan has developed a concept for modernizing the existing national system of the epidemiological surveillance (SES).

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Biosurveillance Portal (BSP) is a web-based enterprise environment that is aimed to facilitate international collaboration, communication, and information-sharing in support of the detection, management, and mitigation of biological events in Korea. In Oct 2013, Republic of Korea (ROK) Ministry... Read more

Stillbirth is an unfortunate event in a woman life which remains uncounted in developing countries, thus, seldom caught attention until recently. Among 3.2 million stillbirths globally, 98% occurs in LMICs with majority in South Asia, and 75% of those are preventable. Globally, it counts as... Read more

Effective use of data for disease surveillance depends critically on the ability to trust and quantify the quality of source data. The Scalable Data Integration for Disease Surveillance project is developing tools to integrate and present surveillance data from multiple sources, with an initial... Read more

All positive laboratory tests of reportable conditions on persons residing in New York State (NYS) are mandated to be sent to the NYS Department of Health (NYSDOH) via ECLRS. NYS, excluding New York City (NYC), receives over 100,000 ECLRS messages on general communicable diseases (CD) and... Read more

HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) involves taking antiretroviral medication after potential exposure to HIV to reduce the probability of becoming infected. New York State recommends PEP following certain occupational (e.g., needle sticks by healthcare workers) and non-occupational (e.g.,... Read more


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