Brucellosis in Kyrgyzstan
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22 Jan 2020
An examination of the brucellosis public health surveillance system and analysis of data from that system.
After completing this case study, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the key principles of public health surveillance,
- Describe criteria for including a disease in a national surveillance system,
- Describe the data flow of a surveillance system,
- Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of disease’s case definition,
- Summarize and interpret surveillance data, and
- Define incidence and prevalence of a disease and calculate the incidence rate.