Evaluation of Epidemic Intelligence Systems Integrated in the Early Alerting and Reporting Project for the Detection of A/H5N1 Influenza Events

@inproceedings{Barboza2013EvaluationOE,
  title={Evaluation of Epidemic Intelligence Systems Integrated in the Early Alerting and Reporting Project for the Detection of A/H5N1 Influenza Events},
  author={Philippe Barboza and Laetitia Vaillant and Abla Mawudeku and Noele P. Nelson and David M. Hartley and Lawrence C. Madoff and Jens P. Linge and Nigel Collier and John S. Brownstein and Roman Yangarber and Pascal Astagneau and Reporting Project on behalf of the Early Alerting},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
The objective of Web-based expert epidemic intelligence systems is to detect health threats. The Global Health Security Initiative (GHSI) Early Alerting and Reporting (EAR) project was launched to assess the feasibility and opportunity for pooling epidemic intelligence data from seven expert systems. EAR participants completed a qualitative survey to document epidemic intelligence strategies and to assess perceptions regarding the systems performance. Timeliness and sensitivity were rated… CONTINUE READING

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