Sentinel areas: a monitoring strategy in public health.

  title={Sentinel areas: a monitoring strategy in public health.},
  author={Maria da Gl{\'o}ria Teixeira and Mauricio Lima Barreto and Maria da Conceiç{\~a}o N. Costa and Agostino Strina and David Martins and Matildes da Silva Prado},
  journal={Cadernos de saude publica},
  volume={18 5},
Available techniques for monitoring the health situation have proven insufficient, thus leading to a discussion of the need for their improvement based on new data collection strategies allowing for data use by local health systems. This article presents the methodological basis for a strategy to monitor health problems utilizing demarcated intra-urban… CONTINUE READING