Public health surveillance has been defined as the ‘ongoing systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of outcome-specific data, closely integrated with the timely dissemination of these data to those responsible for preventing and controlling disease or injury’.1 Surveillance outputs represent a cornerstone in the body of public health intelligence, along with research findings and information collated in a less systematic manner from other sources.
|Title of host publication||Environmental Medicine|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2010|
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