Implementation of an Alert and Response System in Haiti during the Early Stage of the Response to the Cholera Epidemic

@inproceedings{SantaOlalla2013ImplementationOA,
  title={Implementation of an Alert and Response System in Haiti during the Early Stage of the Response to the Cholera Epidemic},
  author={Patricia Santa-Olalla and Michelle Gayer and Roc Magloire and Robert Barrais and Marta Valenciano and Carmen Aramburu and Jean Luc Poncelet and Juan Carlos Gustavo Alonso and Dana van Alphen and Florence Heuschen and Roberta Andraghetti and Robert Lee and Patrick A. Drury and Sylvain Aldighieri},
  booktitle={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2013}
}
The start of the cholera epidemic in Haiti quickly highlighted the necessity of the implementation of an Alert and Response (A&R) System to complement the existing national surveillance system. The national system had been able to detect and confirm the outbreak etiology but required external support to monitor the spread of cholera and coordinate response, because much of the information produced was insufficiently timely for real-time monitoring and directing of a rapid, targeted response… CONTINUE READING

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