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Registration projects in health and health care
Suivre les tendance des maladies infectieuses, définir des seuils d'alerte, détecter les épidémies
The STI surveillance supports public health efforts by providing a framework for:
- Problem detection: surveillance can identify the emergence of a particular STI as well as changes in the levels of existing endemic STI. Certain STI, while not initially perceived as a problem in the population as a whole, may be a significant problem for specific sub-populations.
- Problem description: surveillance can identify factors mediating STI occurrence.
- Problem solving: surveillance can provide information needed to...
The database consists of two parts. One contains the institutional data collected by the institutional questionnaire and included info on the general characteristics of the long-term care facility, denominator data, medical care organisation and coordination, infection control practices and antimicrobial stewardship in the long-term care facility. The second part contains information collected by a resident questionnaire which had to be completed for each resident presenting signs/symptoms of an infection and/or using an antimicrobial on the day of the point prevalence survey. This part of...
ESAC-Net (European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption network) is the European network of national surveillance systems of antimicrobial consumption, organized by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Using a shared methodology, different European countries are collecting antimicrobial consumption data in the ambulant and/or hospital sector, which are subsequently expressed in DDDs (Defined Daily Dose) per 1000 inhabitants per day. The results are publically available in an interactive database on the website of the ECDC.
In 1997, Belgium has taken...
The World Health Organization (WHO) identified a number of targets for vaccine preventable disease control. A goal of global eradication of poliomyelitis has been set and a strategic plan for eliminating measles and rubella infection exists for some of the WHO Regions. The European Region of WHO has been certified polio-free in June 2002 and elimination of measles and rubella in the Region is targeted by 2015. Prior to stopping polio immunization, it will be necessary to certify the absence of wild poliovirus circulation from every country in the world. For a region to be certified polio-...