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Report: Third Meeting of the Surveillance Networks for Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Amazon and Southern Cone Regions--Atlanta, Georgia,15-16 July 2000
The aim of this meeting was to promote the enhancement of emerging infectious diseases (EID) surveillance networks of the Amazon and Southern Cone (SC) regions. Participants represented their respective countries’ epidemiology and laboratory units of their disease surveillance system--thus promoting coordination and collaboration among them. The integration of epidemiology and laboratory diagnosis is critical for the strengthening of each region’s disease surveillance network. For the first time, a representative from the Caribbean Epidemiology Center (CAREC) attended a meeting of this kind. This page offers access to the Executive Summary and full-text conference report.  (15/Jul/2000)
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