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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.

DHIS News, Announcements, and Events

Current Issue of NMI Notes  Includes Update on New Zika Virus Case Definitions

The Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance recently published the latest issue of NMI Notes, a monthly news update for public health jurisdictions and external partners about the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System Modernization Initiative (NMI).

The current edition of NMI Notes  contains updates on the HL7 Message Mapping Guides (MMGs) in development, information on the new Zika virus case definitions that will be added to NNDSS, and identification of NMI’s new target milestones for Generic v2, Hepatitis, STD, Congenital Syphilis, Mumps, and Pertussis. Readers also can learn about the latest updates to the Message Validation, Processing, and Provisioning System (MVPS), including implementation of additional security enhancements into MVPS. Other information in this edition of NMI Notes  includes NMI pilot jurisdiction updates.

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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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