Announcements: Introduction to Public Health Surveillance Course
CDC and Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University will cosponsor the course, Introduction to Public Health Surveillance, June 7--11, at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. The course is designed for state and local public health professionals.
The course will provide practicing public health professionals with the theoretical and practical tools necessary to design, implement, and evaluate an effective surveillance program. Topics include overview and history of surveillance systems; planning considerations; sources and collection of data; analysis, interpretation, and communication of data; surveillance systems technology; ethics and legalities; state and local concerns; and future considerations. Tuition will be charged.
Additional information and applications are available from Emory University, Hubert Department of Global Health, 1518 Clifton Rd. NE, Room 746, Atlanta, GA 30322; telephone 404-727-3485; fax 404-727-4590; website http://www.sph.emory.edu/epicourses; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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