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Public Health Systems and Emerging Infections

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Public Health Systems and Emerging Infections
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Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0309068290
ISBN-13: 9780309068291
Number of pages: 129

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In an effort to increase our knowledge and understanding of the role of the private and public health sectors in emerging infectious disease surveillance and response, this workshop, entitled Public Health Systems: Assessing Capacities to Respond to Emerging Infections, explored how the privatization of public health laboratories and the modernization of public health care may effect infectious disease surveillance and outbreak detection.

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