Timeliness of national notifiable diseases surveillance system in Korea: a cross-sectional study
- Calculating a Measure of Overall Change in the Incidence of Selected Laboratory-Confirmed Infections With Pathogens Transmitted Commonly Through Food in the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), 1996â€“2010. Henao, Olga L.; Crim, Stacy M.; Hoekstra, Robert M. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;May2012 Supplement 5, Vol. 54 Issue suppl_5, pS418
To measure overall change in the incidence of illness, we combined data for infections caused by 6 bacterial pathogens monitored by the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network for which >50% of illnesses are estimated to be transmitted by food. The overall incidence for these pathogens...
- From the editor. Ready to test for the new super-superbug? Bersch, Carren // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Nov2010, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p4
The article contemplates on the implications of Japan's discovery of a NDM-1 gene that allows microorganisms to be immune to antibiotics. It cites the concerns of the World Health Organization (WHO) on the prevalence of NDM-1, which are seen mostly in deadly Escherichia coli, due to the threats...
- An integrated approach to communicable disease surveillance. // Weekly Epidemiological Record;1/7/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p1
Examines an integrated approach to communicable disease surveillance. Reliance of effective communicable disease control on effective response systems; Function of surveillance systems; Disadvantages of outdated surveillance systems.
- Assessment of the national communicable disease surveillance and response system, Ethiopia. // Weekly Epidemiological Record;1/12/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p9
Assesses the national communicable disease surveillance and response system in Ethiopia. Integration of surveillance functions; Effectiveness of the system; Development of national plans of action.
- Rapid disease surveillance. Murugasampillay, Shiva // World Health;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p10
Focuses on the development of rapid disease surveillance system (RDSS) to monitor health situation through the detection of outbreaks and of changing trends in diseases. Different traditional communicable diseases; Primary role of national ministries of health and international public health...
- India plans disease surveillance network. Mudur, Meenal // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/25/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6978, p484
Reports on India's National Institute of Communicable Diseases' plans to set up a national infectious disease surveillance network which will contain disease outbreaks from turning into epidemics. Alarm over the increase of malaria incidence; Description of the surveillance plan; Limitations...
- Assessment of Infectious Disease Surveillance--Uganda, 2000. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;8/4/2000, Vol. 49 Issue 30, p687
Presents the results of a cross-sectional survey which determined the performance and support of infectious disease surveillance systems in Uganda. Assessment of the systems; Description of the health facilities; Standards required under the infectious disease surveillance systems.
- National and Sub-national Burden of Infectious Diseases in Iran, 1990 to 2013: The Study Protocol. Noori, Atefeh; Shokoohi, Mostafa; Moazen, Babak; Moradi, Ghobad; Naderimagham, Shohreh; Hajizadeh, Shayesteh; Zangeneh, Alireza Zohouri; Gouya, Mohammad Mehdi; Farzadfar, Farshad // Archives of Iranian Medicine (AIM);Mar2014, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p169
BACKGROUND: To assess the burden of infectious diseases, it is necessary to utilize a systematic approach for data collection and deploying the sophisticated methods to estimate the burden of infectious diseases for health policy making at national level. The present study protocol is aimed to...
- Patient Safety Climate: Variation in Perceptions by Infection Preventionists and Quality Directors. Nelson, Shanelle; Stone, Patricia W.; Jordan, Sarah; Pogorzelska, Monika; Halpin, Helen; Vanneman, Megan; Larson, Elaine // Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases;2011, p1
Background. Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are an important patient safety issue, and safety climate is an important organizational factor. This study explores perceptions of infection preventionists (IPs) and quality directors (QDs) regarding two safety microclimates, Senior Management...