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Disease Surveillance

Technological Contributions to Global Health Security, 1st Edition

Edited by David L. Blazes, Sheri H. Lewis

CRC Press

213 pages

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Disease Surveillance: Technological Contributions to Global Health Security reminds us of the continued vulnerability of the world to contagious infections. The book presents examples of disease surveillance systems and evaluates promising advances as well as opportunities for new systems. It also explains how newer technologies can allow countries

Table of Contents

DISEASE SURVEILLANCE CONCEPTS. Introduction to Electronic Disease Surveillance. International Health Regulations: Policy. Public Health Surveillance System Considerations. Surveillance Challenges in Resource-Limited Settings. The Role and Functional Components of Statistical Alerting Methods for Biosurveillance. Effective Public Health Data Visualization. DISEASE SURVEILLANCE PRACTICE. The International Health Regulations in Practice: Surveillance and a Global Community Seeking Health Security. Possible Solutions for Sustainable Surveillance Systems. mHealth and Its Role in Disease Surveillance. Global Health and Open Source Software (OSS): An Example of Legal Considerations Impacting Technology and Global Health Policy Implementation. The Role of Mass Gathering Surveillance. Promising Advances in Surveillance Technology for Global Health Security.

About the Editors

Edited by

David L. Blazes, MD, MPH, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Sheri H. Lewis, MPH, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland, USA

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
MEDICAL / Emergency Medicine
MEDICAL / Public Health