Disease Surveillance: Technological Contributions to Global Health Security

Disease Surveillance: Technological Contributions to Global Health Security


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781482254396
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/18/2016
Pages: 213
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

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

Table of Contents


Introduction to Electronic Disease Surveillance

David L. Blazes and Sheri H. Lewis

International Health Regulations: Policy

Rebecca Katz, Sarah Kornblet, Erin M. Sorrell, Claire Standley, and Julie Fischer

Public Health Surveillance System Considerations

Carmen C. Mundaca-Shah, John Mark Velasco, and Julie A. Pavlin

Surveillance Challenges in Resource-Limited Settings

Karen Saylors

The Role and Functional Components of Statistical Alerting Methods for Biosurveillance

Howard S. Burkom

Effective Public Health Data Visualization

Neil F. Abernethy and Lauren N. Carroll


The International Health Regulations in Practice: Surveillance and a Global Community Seeking Health Security

David Brett-Major and Dennis Faix

Possible Solutions for Sustainable Surveillance Systems

Christopher L. Perdue

mHealth and Its Role in Disease Surveillance

Lavanya Vasudevan, Soma Ghoshal, and Alain B. Labrique

Global Health and Open Source Software (OSS): An Example of Legal Considerations Impacting Technology and Global Health Policy Implementation

Erin N. Hahn

The Role of Mass Gathering Surveillance

Shraddha Patel

Promising Advances in Surveillance Technology for Global Health Security

Sheri H. Lewis, Howard S. Burkom, Steve Babin, and David L. Blazes

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