surveillance of disease

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Noun1.surveillance of disease - the ongoing systematic collection and analysis of data about an infectious disease that can lead to action being taken to control or prevent the disease
surveillance - close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)
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The core functions of the PHRL will be to advise the Department of Health KP on health related matters especially diagnosis and prevention of diseases and investigation of epidemics and to act as reference center for the diagnosis and surveillance of disease especially the infectious disease.
a UK-based commercial partner, will assess additional functions of the app, such as passive surveillance of disease for regional animal health reporting and its potential to improve the delivery of veterinary drug information.
Careful surveillance of disease and infectious agent activities are crucial in monitoring CVA6-associated HFMD, onychomadesis, and neurologic diseases.
Substantially revised and expanded, this edition continues to examine the expansion of surveillance of disease and health determinants, as well as the recent advances in data management and informatics.
Recommendations regarding Vaccine Use and Supply include the development of strategies to eliminate financial barriers to immunization, the application of research and best practices to improve patient access, the exploration of non-traditional approaches to surveillance of disease, vaccine safety, and vaccine coverage.
On the representational front CACDS achieved results in such diverse areas as the development of a more evolved role for pharmacy practice, the establishment of defined roles for the sector in emergency responses to crises and the surveillance of disease outbreaks, the creation of protocols for regular meetings with Health Canada, and heavy and successful involvement in health care reform, national pharmacy care and drug scheduling issues.
An important distinction needs to be made at the outset among the various types of data needed for surveillance of disease outcomes resulting from tobacco use.

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