Event Date/Time: May 30, 2011 End Date/Time: Jun 14, 2011
Registration Date: May 20, 2011
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Surveillance for Public Health
What is public health surveillance?

If public health is about promoting and protecting the health of people, then surveillance is one of the main ways we continuously gather, analyze and interpret health relevant data to achieve this end.

Surveillance can warn us about impending public health emergencies. It can reveal how well an intervention has worked. And, with surveillance, we are better positioned to anticipate and respond to public health threats with effective policies and strategies.
Who should attend?

These courses are ideal for practitioners, clinicians and policy developers working in health services, health systems, government and non-governmental organizations.

If you have experience in one or more of these areas – but have limited exposure to the theory and practice of surveillance – the knowledge you gain will broaden your understanding and influence how you approach your work.

Learn from leading experts in public health surveillance and expand your tool box of skills. Register to learn how you can use surveillance to be more effective in your job.


3-06 University Terrace, 8303 - 112 Street

Additional Information

5 Courses are available: Introduction to Public Health Surveillance Infectious Disease Outbreak Investigations Epidemiological Concepts for Managers Geographic Information Science in Public Health Data Analysis for Public Health Surveillance