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Epidemiological Alerts Archives, 2003–2008

Health Surveillance and Disease Prevention and Control at PAHO

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Surveillance

Featured Surveillance Items

Fish-Kill Outbreak in the Southern Caribbean: Epidemiology and Public-Health Impact
This 28-slide PowerPoint presentation gives an overview of the initial experience of fish mortality in the southeastern Caribbean in 1999 and discusses its public-health, economic,and political implications, with the hypothesis of Streptococcus iniae involvement. It also shows heretofore unseen satellite images of clorophyll a concentration in the area.
PowerPoint

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) and Its Risks: Animal and Public Health, International Trade
The identification in 2000 of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in native-born cattle in European countries previously thought to be free of the disease has led to increased concern about the extent of the BSE epidemic and raised questions about the possible risks for public health
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Situation Reports

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Preventing disease through healthy environments: Towards an estimate of the environmental burden of disease

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Situation Updates— Avian Influenza

Outbreaks

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Epidemiological Alerts Archives, 2003–2008

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Situation Updates— Avian Influenza

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WHO Guidance on Public Health Measures in Countries Experiencing Their First Outbreaks of H5N1 Avian Influenza

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WHO recommendations relating to travellers coming from and going to countries experiencing outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza

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Epidemic Alert and Response

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Avian Influenza Resource Sites

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CD45.R8: Disaster Preparedness and Response

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Informal Consultation on Influenza Pandemic Preparedness in Countries with Limited Resources (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23–25 June 2004)

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WHO Consultation on Priority Public Health Interventions before and during an Influenza Pandemic (Geneva, 27 April 2004)

Guidelines and Manuals

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The 5 key ways to keep your food safe (Content Manual)

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How to make a plan for safe food in my school? The 5 key ways to have a school with safe food and water: Manual for the Parent Advisory Council

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Activity Book, The 5 key ways to keep your food safe (Teacher's Guide)

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A Guide to Healthy Food Markets

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Laboratories

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PAHO/WHO Collaborating Centers in the Area of Food Safety

Statistical Databases

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Public Health Surveillance in the Americas: National Epidemiological Surveillance and Statistical Information Systems

Product Types and/or Keywords:
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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 Food Safety, 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

PAHO Links

 
News
 
- Zoonoses/Animal Health
- Veterinary Public Health
- Antimicrobial Resistance
 

WHO Links

- Food Safety
- Foodborne Disease Surveillance
- Antimicrobial Resistance
- Zoonoses
- Drug Resistance
- Pharmaceutical Products
 

PAHO Regional Programs

- Food Safety
- Antimicrobial Resistance
- Zoonoses
 

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Health Surveillance & Disease Prevention & Control   —   Veterinary Public Health:   Anthrax - Avian Influenza - Food Safety - Foot-and-Mouth Disease - Rabies - RIMSA - West Nile Virus - Zoonoses/Animal Health - Virtual Library in Veterinary Public Health (VHL) -
Pan American Center for Foot-and-Mouth Disease PANAFTOSA (avian influenza, rabies, other zoonoses) - News: Veterinary Public Health -
Communicable Diseases - Health Analysis & Statistics - Chronic Diseases