An Innovative Approach to Surveillance Training in the African Region
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Wong, M. K., Tuyisenge-Onyegbula, M., Gaturuku, P., & Perry, H. (2015). An Innovative Approach to Surveillance Training in the African Region. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v7i1.5726

Abstract

The increase in technology use in Africa provides an opportunity to advance training delivery. The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO-AFRO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention developed an electronic learning course targeting district and national surveillance health officers responsible for disease prevention, detection and response functions. The e-Learning course is based on the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response framework which incorporates core capacities for the International Health Regulations (2005) and supports the prevent-detect-respond goals of the Global Health Security Agenda. The course was piloted in 7 African countries, and will be implemented in 47 WHO-AFRO countries.

https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v7i1.5726
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