IVth Meeting of the Southern Cone Surveillance Network for Emerging/Reemerging Infectious Diseases (Santiago, Chile, 14–16 April 2003)
This meeting involved the partication of experts from the Ministries of Health and academic institutions of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay; the US Department of Defense; and PAHO. The objective was to present and discuss topics of special interest to the area of EIO surveillance. Activites included evaluations of the level of compliance with commitments made; integration proposals for different subregional networks and activities involving global health security; surveillance of specific diseases; evaluation of the capacity of national reference laboratories; laboratory accreditation; and country reports. This page offers a summary with a link to the final report in Spanish.  (16/Apr/2003)
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