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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.

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NOW ONLINE! Syndromic Surveillance: The Value of Real-time Data for Public Health Action

A newly published supplemental issue of Public Health Reports  advances the science and practice of syndromic surveillance. This compilation of 18+ articles promotes the value of syndromic surveillance under different circumstances—from all-hazards surveillance to targeted characterization of health events and surveillance of mass gatherings.

Learn how telephone triage is being used for influenza surveillance, how syndromic surveillance is being used to monitor drug-related issues, respond to opioid and heroin overdose, evaluate reporting of potential rabies exposure, and more.

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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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