Volume 11 Supplement 2

Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System (GEIS): an update for 2009

Reviews

Edited by David L Blazes

  1. Review

    The Global Emerging Infection Surveillance and Response System (GEIS), a U.S. government tool for improved global biosurveillance: a review of 2009

    The Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System (AFHSC-GEIS) has the mission of performing surveillance for emerging infectious diseases that could affe...

    Kevin L Russell, Jennifer Rubenstein, Ronald L Burke, Kelly G Vest, Matthew C Johns, Jose L Sanchez, William Meyer, Mark M Fukuda and David L Blazes

    BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S2

    Published on: 4 March 2011

  2. Review

    A growing global network’s role in outbreak response: AFHSC-GEIS 2008-2009

    A cornerstone of effective disease surveillance programs comprises the early identification of infectious threats and the subsequent rapid response to prevent further spread. Effectively identifying, tracking ...

    Matthew C Johns, Ronald L Burke, Kelly G Vest, Mark Fukuda, Julie A Pavlin, Sanjaya K Shrestha, David C Schnabel, Steven Tobias, Jeffrey A Tjaden, Joel M Montgomery, Dennis J Faix, Mark R Duffy, Michael J Cooper, Jose L Sanchez and David L Blazes

    BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S3

    Published on: 4 March 2011

  3. Review

    Capacity-building efforts by the AFHSC-GEIS program

    Capacity-building initiatives related to public health are defined as developing laboratory infrastructure, strengthening host-country disease surveillance initiatives, transferring technical expertise and tra...

    Jose L Sanchez, Matthew C Johns, Ronald L Burke, Kelly G Vest, Mark M Fukuda, In-Kyu Yoon, Chanthap Lon, Miguel Quintana, David C Schnabel, Guillermo Pimentel, Moustafa Mansour, Steven Tobias, Joel M Montgomery, Gregory C Gray, Karen Saylors, Lucy M Ndip…

    BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S4

    Published on: 4 March 2011

  4. Review

    Training initiatives within the AFHSC-Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System: support for IHR (2005)

    Training is a key component of building capacity for public health surveillance and response, but has often been difficult to quantify. During fiscal 2009, the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Division...

    Jean L Otto, Priya Baliga, Jose L Sanchez, Matthew C Johns, Gregory C Gray, John Grieco, Andres G Lescano, Jerry L Mothershead, Eric J Wagar and David L Blazes

    BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S5

    Published on: 4 March 2011

  5. Review

    Department of Defense influenza and other respiratory disease surveillance during the 2009 pandemic

    The Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center’s Division of Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System (AFHSC-GEIS) supports and oversees surveillance for emerging infectious diseases, including...

    Ronald L Burke, Kelly G Vest, Angelia A Eick, Jose L Sanchez, Matthew C Johns, Julie A Pavlin, Richard G Jarman, Jerry L Mothershead, Miguel Quintana, Thomas Palys, Michael J Cooper, Jian Guan, David Schnabel, John Waitumbi, Alisa Wilma, Candelaria Daniels…

    BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S6

    Published on: 4 March 2011

  6. Review

    Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in the AFHSC-GEIS network

    International infectious disease surveillance has been conducted by the United States (U.S.) Department of Defense (DoD) for many years and has been consolidated within the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Cen...

    William G Meyer, Julie A Pavlin, Duane Hospenthal, Clinton K Murray, Kurt Jerke, Anthony Hawksworth, David Metzgar, Todd Myers, Douglas Walsh, Max Wu, Rosa Ergas, Uzo Chukwuma, Steven Tobias, John Klena, Isabelle Nakhla, Maha Talaat…

    BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S8

    Published on: 4 March 2011

  7. Review

    Malaria and other vector-borne infection surveillance in the U.S. Department of Defense Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center-Global Emerging Infections Surveillance program: review of 2009 accomplishments

    Vector-borne infections (VBI) are defined as infectious diseases transmitted by the bite or mechanical transfer of arthropod vectors. They constitute a significant proportion of the global infectious disease b...

    Mark M Fukuda, Terry A Klein, Tadeusz Kochel, Talia M Quandelacy, Bryan L Smith, Jeff Villinski, Delia Bethell, Stuart Tyner, Youry Se, Chanthap Lon, David Saunders, Jacob Johnson, Eric Wagar, Douglas Walsh, Matthew Kasper, Jose L Sanchez…

    BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S9

    Published on: 4 March 2011

  8. Review

    The AFHSC-Division of GEIS Operations Predictive Surveillance Program: a multidisciplinary approach for the early detection and response to disease outbreaks

    The Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Division of Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System Operations (AFHSC-GEIS) initiated a coordinated, multidisciplinary program to link data sets...

    Clara J Witt, Allen L Richards, Penny M Masuoka, Desmond H Foley, Anna L Buczak, Lillian A Musila, Jason H Richardson, Michelle G Colacicco-Mayhugh, Leopoldo M Rueda, Terry A Klein, Assaf Anyamba, Jennifer Small, Julie A Pavlin, Mark M Fukuda, Joel Gaydos and Kevin L Russell

    BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S10

    Published on: 4 March 2011