Adjoa M. Poku

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BACKGROUND Emerging public health threats often originate in resource-limited countries. In recognition of this fact, the World Health Organization issued revised International Health Regulations in 2005, which call for significantly increased reporting and response capabilities for all signatory nations. Electronic biosurveillance systems can improve the(More)
679 INTRODUCTION Disease surveillance systems are important tools for characterizing patterns of disease occurrence and detecting anomalous disease activity, aiding in disease prevention and control efforts.1 The effectiveness of a disease surveillance system is limited by many factors, including the timeliness of reporting and the quality of the data(More)
659 lectronic biosurveillance systems can improve the timeliness of public health data collection, aid in the early detection of disease outbreaks, and enhance situational awareness. As part of the Suite for Automated Global Electronic bioSurveillance (SAGES) program, the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) developed an open-source(More)
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