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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. 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...

    Authors: 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
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S2
  2. 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 ...

    Authors: 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
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S3
  3. Capacity-building initiatives related to public health are defined as developing laboratory infrastructure, strengthening host-country disease surveillance initiatives, transferring technical expertise and tra...

    Authors: 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…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S4
  4. 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...

    Authors: 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
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S5
  5. 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...

    Authors: 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…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S6
  6. The mission of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Division of Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System (AFHSC-GEIS) is to support global public health and to counter infectious dis...

    Authors: Nisha N Money, Ryan C Maves, Peter Sebeny, Matthew R Kasper and Mark S Riddle
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S7
  7. 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...

    Authors: 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…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S8
  8. 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...

    Authors: 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…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S9
  9. 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...

    Authors: 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
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 2):S10

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