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DHIS provides leadership and crosscutting support in

  • developing public health information systems,

  • managing public health surveillance programs, and

  • providing health-related data required to monitor, control, and prevent the occurrence and spread of diseases and other adverse health conditions.

Announcement: Call for papers. Deadline: May 31, 2016

Public Health Reports  invites papers for a Supplement on Syndromic Surveillance: the Value of Real-time Data for Public Health Action.

Guest editors include Dr. Paula Yoon, Director, CSELS's Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance; Julia Gunn, Boston Public Health Commission; and Amy Ising, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Public Health Reports seeks manuscripts that advance knowledge about use and value of syndromic surveillance for situational awareness and enhanced response to an array of diseases, conditions, and events affecting population health. For more information, visit www.publichealthreports.org/callsforpapers.cfm.

Mission and Vision

DHIS Mission:
DHIS provides leadership and crosscutting support in

  • developing public health information systems,
  • managing public health surveillance programs, and
  • providing health-related data required to monitor, control, and prevent the occurrence and spread of diseases and other adverse health conditions.

DHIS Vision:
Health decisions and actions are guided by timely and useful information.

    
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