9. Surveillance for Emerging Infection Epidemics in Developing Countries: EWORS and Alerta DISAMAR

  1. Joseph S. Lombardo1 and
  2. David L. Buckeridge2

Published Online: 2 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470131886.ch9

Disease Surveillance: A Public Health Informatics Approach

Disease Surveillance: A Public Health Informatics Approach

How to Cite

Lombardo, J. S. and Buckeridge, D. L. (eds) (2007) Surveillance for Emerging Infection Epidemics in Developing Countries: EWORS and Alerta DISAMAR, in Disease Surveillance: A Public Health Informatics Approach, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470131886.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    The Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland

  2. 2

    McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470068120

Online ISBN: 9780470131886

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Keywords:

  • surveillance;
  • emerging infection epidemics;
  • early warning outbreak recognition system;
  • system flexibility;
  • Alerta DISAMAR

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Improving Surveillance in Resource-Poor Settings

  • U.S. Military Oversease Public Health Capacity Building

  • Case Study 1: EWORS (Southeastern Asia and Peru)

  • Case Study 2: Alerta DISAMAR (Peru)

  • Conclusions

  • Study Questions

  • References