TITLE

EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO GLOBAL HEALTH CRISES:

AUTHOR(S)
Araujo, John; Pepper, Catherine; Namulanda, Gonza
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Infonomics;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the online information network established by public health informaticians (PHI) of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It reveals that the information network aims to provide intelligent information to public health personnels on how they can efficiently respond to emergencies and health crisis across the country. The CDC stresses that it has conducted a workshop known as "Networking In a Minute" which educate participants on how they can navigate and access information on the network. In addition, the PHIs have developed a local area network (LAN) to respond to the victims of hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana.
ACCESSION #
36862188

 

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