Epidemiology. Epidemic Intelligence

Alert and Response Operations
Investigate alert and response operation of WHO
Pay particular attention to:
Epidemic intelligence – systematic event detection
Event verification
Information management and dissemination

Real time alert
Coordinated rapid outbreak response
Public health logistics
International Health Regulations
Health Statistics and Information
Where do we get the numbers? Investigate the WHO site on health information to better
understand the following:
Classifications and indicators
Data collection tools
Data analysis tools
Monitoring and evaluation
Civil regulations and vital statistics
Careers in Epidemiology
Now that you have learned a lot about what epidemiology is, investigate what a career in epidemiology would entail.

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