Rinderpest surveillance performance monitoring using quantifiable indicators.

  title={Rinderpest surveillance performance monitoring using quantifiable indicators.},
  author={Jeffrey C. Mariner and Martyn H. Jeggo and G G M van't Klooster and Roland Geiger and Peter L Roeder},
  journal={Revue scientifique et technique},
  volume={22 3},
This paper describes an objective system of monitoring the performance of disease surveillance. The system was developed through dialogue with a number of countries in Africa and adopted as part of the Global Rinderpest Eradication Programme of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The performance monitoring system uses a clinical stomatitis-enteritis case definition, an outbreak investigation classification scheme, and a series of eight performance indicators to measure… CONTINUE READING