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Table 2 Post-event evaluation of implemented enhanced surveillance measures during the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany, by involved district and state health authorities, July 2011

From: The FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany 2011 – A practical example for tailoring an event-specific enhanced infectious disease surveillance system

  District health authorities (n = 8) State health authorities (n = 6)
Pre-event establishment of stakeholder network   
 very important/important 6 4
 less important/unimportant 2 2
Pre-event AMBIT course   
 felt better prepared for potential threats 5 3 (*2)
 not participated 2 1
Daily reporting of infectious diseases   
 feasible 7 6
 appropriate 5 5
Reporting of unusual events   
 feasible 8 6
 appropriate 6 3 (*2)
Feedback/summary report   
 helpful 6 4 (*1)
 appropriate regarding the structure 6 (*1) 5 (*1)
 appropriate regarding the frequency 6 4
 appropriate regarding the sources 7 (*1) 4 (*1)
Overall enhanced surveillance concept   
 too limited 0 2†
 adequate 5 3
 too extensive 3 2†
  1. * number of participants answered "don't know".
  2. 1 state health authority answered too limited and too extensive.