Monitoring the Health of Populations
Tracking Disease Outbreaks and Epidemics


Language: Anglais

Subjects for Monitoring the Health of Populations

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Helps people understand the difference between noise and a signal. In this case, the noise is the natural variation in the observed disease data and the signal is an increase in disease incidence. In disease monitoring, this means recognizing that there is a certain amount of background noise at all times.

What is Disease Surveillance? Why Do We Monitor Diseases? How Do We Do Surveillance? What Are the Challenges in Disease Surveillance? Concluding Thoughts: The Future of Disease Surveillance and the Health of Populations