Focus on Surveillance

Convened by Institute on Science for Global Policy
Airlie Conference Center
Warrenton, Virginia, Estados Unidos
10-17-2010 - 10-20-2010

Biographical information of scientific presenters

 

Policy Position papers

ISGP Podcast: Harry Potter and the Surveillance Harrows


Is "syndromic surveillance" a reliable and cost-effective way to prevent global disease outbreaks? Such monitoring is done without lab testing, relyin...

EPID: Focus on Surveillance

This book was developed by the ISGP from the policy position papers, debates, and caucuses at the Emerging and Persistent Infectious Diseases: Focus o...
This book was developed by the ISGP from the policy position papers, debates, and caucuses at the Emerging and Persistent Infectious Diseases: Focus o...

Surveillance for Livestock Diseases That Impact Food Security and Food Safety

Dr. Radford Davis,
College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University Summary Livestock play an important role around the world as a source of food, income, fue...

Role of Attribution in Global Food Surveillance

Dr. Robert E. Brackett
National Center for Food Safety and Technology, Illinois Institute of Technology Summary The safety of the food supply has emerged as an impor...

Whither Surveillance?

Prof. Kennedy F. Shortridge
Department of Microbiology, University of Hong Kong Summary The global population is expanding rapidly, bringing with it uncertainties of food a...

Integrating Climate Information into Surveillance Systems for Infectious Diseases: New Opportunities for Improved Public Health Outcomes in a Changing Climate

Drs. Madeleine C. Thomson and Gilma C. Mantilla
International Research Institute for Climate and Society, Columbia University Summary Many infectious diseases are climate-sensitive: climate ...

Novel Surveillance Systems: Good Value for the Money Spent?

Prof. Arthur L. Reingold
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley Summary “Syndromic surveillance” (surveillance for clinical syndromes without or...

The Transition from Pandemic Response to Pandemic Prevention

Dr. Nathan Wolfe
Global Viral Forecasting Initiative and Stanford University; Presented by Dr. Travis Taylor, Global Viral Forecasting Initiative Summary We live...

Emerging Infectious Diseases in the 21st Century: A Threat to Global Economic Security

Dr. Duane J. Gubler
Duke University, National University of Singapore and University of Hawaii Summary There has been a dramatic global re-emergence of epidemic i...

Early Warning: The Necessary Beginning

Prof. Stephen S. Morse
Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Summary Although most infections have been with us for a long time, new infections enter the h...