Published in Health and Medicine Week, March 13th, 2006
"Successful communicable disease surveillance depends on effective bidirectional information flow between clinicians at the periphery and communicable disease control units at regional, national and global levels.
"Resource-poor countries often struggle to establish and maintain the crucial link with the periphery," researchers in Australia report.
According to T. Nelesone and colleagues at Hunter New England Health in Wallsend, "A simple syndrome-based outbreak surveillance system initially developed and evaluated in Mpumalanga...
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