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Description of overall objectiveTo contribute to the early detection of clinical and virological signals of severity in periods of epidemic or pandemic influenza. Description of specific objectives 1) To collect data about severe cases of influenza through a network of 6 sentinel hospitals ; 2) In the course of an epidemic or a pandemic, to detect signals of severity, to rate the severity of the epidemic, and to update the annual risk assessment accordingly; 3) To describe genotypic and phenotypic characteristics (type, subtype, genetic mutations, antiviral susceptibility) of influenza...
Eurocat Antwerp is part of an European network of population based registries for the epidemiologic surveillance of congenital anomalies
Since the outbreak of the HIV epidemic in Belgium, the profile of this epidemic has undergone many changes. It is widely accepted that interventions aimed at controlling the epidemic have to be based on data and focused on the national and local epidemiology.
Therefore, an HIV/AIDS incidence surveillance is an important instrument. New HIV diagnoses are reported by the AIDS Reference Laboratories (ARLs). Following the Royal Decree regarding the determination of the criteria for the recognition of HIV/aids reference laboratories (dd. 8/10/1996), AIDS Reference Laboratories (ARLs) are...