Investigating public health emergency response information system initiatives in China

@article{Liang2004InvestigatingPH,
  title={Investigating public health emergency response information system initiatives in China},
  author={Huigang Liang and Yajiong Xue},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  year={2004},
  volume={73 9-10},
  pages={675-85}
}
Infectious diseases pose a great danger to public health internationally. The outbreak of SARS has exposed China's fragile public health system and its limited ability to detect and respond to emergencies in a timely and effective manner. In order to strengthen its capability of responding to future public health emergencies, China is developing a public health emergency response information system (PHERIS) to facilitate disease surveillance, detection, reporting, and response. The purpose of… CONTINUE READING

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