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Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response: Scientific Publications

Key IDSR Publications

Adokiya MN, Awoonor-Williams JK, Beiersmann C, Müeller O. Evaluation of the reporting completeness and timeliness of the integrated disease surveillance and response system in northern Ghana. Ghana Med J. 2016 Mar; 50(1): 3–8. (PDF)

Issah K, Nartey K, Amoah R, Bachan EG, et al. Assessment of the usefulness of integrated disease surveillance and response on suspected ebola cases in the Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana. Infectious Diseases of Poverty 2015 4:17 (PDF)

Kasalo F, Yoti Z, Bakyaita N, Gaturuku P, et al. IDSR as a Platform for Implementing IHR in African Countries. Biosecur Bioterror. 2013 Sep; 11(3): 163–169. (PDF)

Kizito K, Adeline K, Koama JB, Anita A, et al. TRACnet: A National Phone-based and Web-based Tool for the Timely Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response in Rwanda. Online J Public Health Inform. 2013 5(1):e202.(PDF)

Lukwago L, Nanyunja M, Ndayimirije N, Wamala J, et al. The implementation of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response in Uganda: a review of progress and challenges between 2001 and 2007. Health Policy Plan 2013 Jan; 28(1): 30–40. (PDF)

Phalkey RK, Yamamoto S, Awate P, Marx M. Challenges with the implementation of an Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) system: systematic review of the lessons learned. Health Policy Plan. 2015 Feb;30(1):131-43.

Yahaya A, Ndihokubwayo JB, Coulibaly SO, Akanmori B, et al. Laboratory capacity in 2012 for diagnosis of epidemic prone diseases in the context of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response in the WHO African Region. World Health Organization African Health Monitor: Issue 18 November 2013. (PDF)

To read WHO African Region publications about IDSR, visit the Publications: Integrated Diseases Surveillance page.

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