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Evaluation of the use of the National Surveillance System Software as part of a Regional Hospital Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System. Costa Rica, 2009

Background: The adequate follow up of surveillance systems is a major concern in Public Health. In the year 2005 a National Surveillance System Software (NSSS) was implemented. Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System (NISS) started the same year, to input and analyze data from (NSSS). Study aims to evaluate the (NSSS) as part of the (NISS).

Year: 
2006
Author (s): 

Quesada, Fabio C.,

Presenter (s): 
Quesada

Institution of a rapid surveillance system controlled major Cholera epidemics in Aila flood affected Sundarban, West Bengal, India, 2009.

Background: On 25th May 2009 cyclone Aila hit Sundarban reverian area of South 24 Parganas district in west Bengal, India. It demolished 400 km river bank and resulted flood in nine coastal blocks affecting 2.5 million populations and rendering 0.87 million people homeless. About 50,000 people were rescued in 263 camps. We immediately instituted a rapid surveillance system with objectives to control diarrhea diseases, identify and prevent major outbreaks.

Year: 
2008
Author (s): 

Authors:Ajay K. Chakraborty, R. Ramachandran, M. V. Murhekar National Institute of Epidemiology, Indian Council of Medical Research, Chennai, India. Phone: +91-44-26136420 Fax: 91-44-26820464.

Presenter (s): 
Dr. Ajay Chakraborty
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