Epidemiology & Surveillance
University of North Carolina
University of North Carolina PERLC
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This issue of FOCUS, offered by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, discusses sources of surveillance data and provides examples of different types of surveillance systems.
- Review the purpose of surveillance
- Describe types of state and local surveillance systems, including vital records, disease reporting (morbidity data), surveys, sentinel surveillance, zoonotic disease surveillance, adverse events surveillance, syndromic surveillance, registries, and laboratory data
- Provide an example of public health actions resulting from surveillance data
Public Health Surveillance and Epidemiological Investigation