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Regional Surveillance Policy Guidelines

June 30, 2011

This document enables effective surveillance systems for communicable and non-communicable diseases and deaths. It also supports the goals and objectives of the Caribbean Cooperation in Health (CCH) in this regard.

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Communicable Disease Surveillance Manual

"Public Health Surveillance A Caribbean Communicable Disease Surveillance Manual for Public Health Action, CAREC October 1999 1 1.0 Public Health Surveillance 1.1 Overview Historically, disease surveillance in the Caribbean had been primarily focussed on morbidity reporting of communicable diseases. Reports of disease events were often made after epidemics had occurred and they were recognized as such. Surveillance to" ..

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CAREC Surveillance Report November 2012

Vol. 32 | No. 5

" CSR Vol. 32, No. 5, November 2012 1 Contents Report on Communicable Diseases 1 ? Executive Summary 1 ? Syndromic Surveillance 2 ? Food and Water Borne Diseases 4 ? Airborne Diseases 7 ? Vaccine Preventable Diseases 11 ? Vector-Borne Diseases 12 ? Other Diseases 15 ? Tables 16 News and Announcem" ..

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CAREC Surveillance Report November 2003

Vol. 23 | No. 4

". . CSR 1 CAREC SURVEILLANCE REPORT Leading the Quality Assurance Journey: the EU-funded project “Strengthening Medical Laboratory Services in the Caribbean” MEDICAL LABORATORY SERVICES: THE NEED FOR IMPROVEMENT The negative impact of diseases on public well-being and on tourism markets in the Caribbean has reinforced the recognition that disease prevention and control are critical to sustaina" ..

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CAREC Surveillance Report May 2012

Vol. 32 | No. 1

"CSR Vol. 32, No. 2, May 2012 1 Contents Report on Communicable Diseases 1 Syndromic Surveillance 1 Food and Water Borne Diseases 5 Air Borne Diseases 8 Vaccine Preventable Diseases Under EPI 13 Vector Borne Diseases 15 Other Diseases 19 Graphs and Tables 20 News and Announcements 25 Volume 32 Number 2 May 2012 ISSN 0376-8851 SYNDROMIC SURVEILLANCE During weeks 1-8, 2012, compared to the corresponding period in 20" ..

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Vol. 31 | No. 2

" CSR Vol. 31, No. 2, May 2011 1 Contents Report on Communicable Diseases 1 • Syndromic Surveillance 1 • Figures 3 • Food and Water Borne Diseases 4 • Airborne Diseases 5 • Vaccine Preventable Diseases 9 • Vector-Borne Diseases 9 • Tables 9 • News and Announcements 14 Volume 31 Number 2 May 2011 ISSN 0376-8851 SYNDROMIC SURVEILLANCE During weeks " ..

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CAREC Surveillance Report March 2012

Vol. 32 | No. 1

" CSR Vol. 32, No. 1, March 2012 1 Contents Report on Communicable Diseases 1 • Syndromic Surveillance 1 • Food and Water Borne Diseases 4 • Airborne Diseases 7 • Vaccine Preventable Diseases 11 • Vector-Borne Diseases 12 • Other Diseases 16 • Tables 19 Report on Non-Communicable Diseases • Surveillance of Risk" ..

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CAREC Surveillance Report March 2005

Vol. 25 | No. 1

"1 CSR Vol. 25 No.1 March 2005 Investigation of Cases of Acute Gastroenteritis in Passengers on a flight from London to Bermuda INTRODUCTION On the evening of Saturday October 23, 2004, the Nurse Epidemiologist in the Department of Health in Bermuda was notified of several cases of diarrhoea and vomiting in passengers who had travelled from London to Bermuda on the same flig" ..

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CAREC Surveillance Report June 2010

Vol. 30 | No. 1

" CSR Vol. 30, No. 1, June 2010 1 Contents Report on Communicable Diseases 1 Report on Non-Communicable Diseases 10 News and Announcements 19 Volume 30 Number 1 June 2010 ISSN 0376-8851 Fever and Respiratory Symptoms and Influenza-like Illness During weeks 1-16, 2010, compared to the corresponding periods in 2008 and 2009, there was an overall increase in the numb" ..

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CAREC Surveillance Report June 2005

Vol. 25 | No. 2

"1 CSR Vol. 25 No. 2 June 2005 Report on Selected Communicable Diseases DENGUE FEVER During weeks 1-13, 2005, there were 742 cases of dengue fever reported to CAREC, compared to 541 cases in the corresponding period in 2004 [Table 1]. This increase was due to increased numbers of cases reported by Suriname, who also reported 6 cases of dengue haemorrhagic fever/shock syndrome. During the " ..

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