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Title: Planning meeting for consensus workshop on surveillance and epidemiology of infectious diseases to be held in February 2000 : report on a WHO planning meeting, Copenhagen, 24-25 November 1999
Authors: World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe
Language: English
Abstract: Introduction, scope and purpose The planning meeting for the Infectious Disease Consensus Workshop (proposed to take place in February 2000), was held in Copenhagen from 24 to 25 November 1999. The purpose was to: inform participants of the current global and regional situation of infectious disease surveillance; agree the structure and process for the consensus workshop planned for February 2000; draft an agenda for the workshop; define the information required and the participant profile, for the workshop. Conclusions The participants agreed that the proposed workshop was going to have great significance in terms of political commitment and strengthening/enhancing national surveillance systems. The workshop will last four days comprising plenary sessions and working groups addressing surveillance rationale; presentation of the draft WHO/EURO surveillance strategy (including agreement and adoption); identification of key elements for national surveillance frameworks. The draft agenda was agreed. The participants will be the deputy ministers of health and senior epidemiologists from all EUROHEALTH countries and Turkey
Description: EURO; HQ
EUR/ICP/CMDS 02 02 06
10 p.
Subject: Communicable Disease Control
Communicable Diseases
Epidemiologic surveillance
Information Systems
Consensus development conferences
Europe
Context: epidemiology
metadata.dc.subject.other: Communicable Diseases and their Control
Gov't Doc #: EUR/ICP/CMDS 02 02 06
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/108264
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