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Table 1 Eight Keys to Comprehensive Health Protection and their Defining Features.

From: Comprehensive effective and efficient global public health surveillance

Key Defining Features
Politics public demand; general consensus; mutual interest
Policies governance; stewardship; respect for human rights and data ownership; best practices
Priorities shared vision; acceptance of accountability; embracing strategic and system’s thinking; seeing a common way forward; finding synergy; leveraging existing strengths
Perspectives facility; community; district; regional; national; global
Procedures review global best practices; assess standard operating procedures; delineate lines of authority; establish channels of communication; intervene and re-evalaute
Practices assess existing workflow; evaluate effectiveness and effciency
Preparation training; transparency; forthrightness; one size does not fit all
Payers local and national governments; global programs