Transforming Public Health Surveillance

Transforming Public Health Surveillance

Proactive Measures for Prevention, Detection, and Response
Public Health Surveillance (PHS) is of primary importance in this era of emerging health threats like ebola, MERS-CoV, influenza, natural and man-made disasters, and non-communicable diseases. Transforming Public Health Surveillance is a forward-looking, topical, and up-to-date overview of the issues and solutions facing PHS. It describes the realities of the gaps and impediments to efficient and effective PHS, while presenting a vision for its possibilities and promises in the 21st century. The book gives a roadmap to the goal of public health information being available, when it is needed and where it is needed. Led by Professor Scott McNabb, an international team of the top-notch public health experts from academia, government, and non-governmental organizations provides the most complete and current update on this core area of public health practice in a decade in 31 chapters. This includes the key roles PHS plays in achieving the global health security agenda and health equity. The authors provide a global perspective for students and professionals in public health. Five case studies aid the understanding of the context for the lessons of the book, and a comprehensive glossary, questions, bullet points, and learning objectives make this book an excellent tool for the classroom.

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Author / Editor: Scott JN McNabb / J Mark Conde / Lisa Ferland / William MacWright / Ziad Memish / Stacy Okutani / Meeyoung Park / Paige Ryland / Affan Shaikh / Vivek Singh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 08 Jun 2016
Imprint: Elsevier
Print Book ISBN: 9780702063374
Pages: 455

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