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Epidemiological Alerts Archives, 20032008

Integrated Vector Management (IVM)

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Surveillance

Featured Surveillance Items

West Nile Virus Activity in Latin America and the Caribbean
This article summarized current knowledge on the transmission of West Nile Virus (WNV) in tropical zones of the Americas. It was published in the Pan American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 19 (2), March 15, 2006, pp. 112-117. This link offers the full text in English and the abstract in Spanish.
Pan American Journal of Public Health

West Nile Virus in Latin America and the Caribbean
This presentation of seven PowerPoint slides provides an update on the regional situation of West Nile Virus in the Region of the Americas, containing maps and the latest prevention and control strategies.
PowerPoint

Outbreaks

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Epidemiological Alerts Archives, 20032008

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International Health Regulations (IHR)

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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 2124 June 2004

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EID Weekly Updates: Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases, Region of the Americas, Vol. 2, No. 1118 March 2004

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Epidemic Alert and Response

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International Health Regulations (IHR)

Guidelines and Manuals

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Manual for Indoor Residual Spraying: Application of Residual Sprays for Vector Control (3rd ed.)

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Safety of Pyrethroids for Public Health Use

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Global Insecticide Use for Vector-Borne Disease Control (2nd ed.)

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Guidelines for Laboratory and Field Testing of Long-Lasting Insecticidal Mosquito Nets

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Resistance Surveillance

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Third Joint Meeting of the Networks for Surveillance of Emerging Infectious Diseases (Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 26-28 February 2004)

Laboratories

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CSP27.R10: Regional Policy and Strategy for Ensuring Quality of Health Care, Including Patient Safety

Quality Control

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CSP27.R10: Regional Policy and Strategy for Ensuring Quality of Health Care, Including Patient Safety

Quality Assurance

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CSP27.R10: Regional Policy and Strategy for Ensuring Quality of Health Care, Including Patient Safety

Product Types and/or Keywords:
Product Types (register under only one):
Situation Reports, Country Profiles, Forms, Guidelines and Manuals, Health Profiles and Data, Statistical Databases, Other Databases
Keywords (no limit, or key in Product type/s in keyword field for cross-referencing): Surveillance features WEST NILE VIRUS, Annual status reports, Incidence/Mortality/Fatality, Epidemic alert and response, Incidence and disease registries, Outbreaks, Resistance surveillance, Laboratories, Epidemiological surveillance systems, Geographic information systems, Maps, Groups affected, Risk factors/behaviors, Quality control, Quality assurance, Monitoring and Evaluation

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