Timeliness of national notifiable diseases surveillance system in Korea: a cross-sectional study

  title={Timeliness of national notifiable diseases surveillance system in Korea: a cross-sectional study},
  author={H S Yoo and Ok Park and Hye-kyung Park and Eun-Gyu Lee and Eun-Kyeong Jeong and Jong Koo Lee and Sung-il Cho},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  pages={93 - 93}
BACKGROUND With the increase of international travels, infectious disease control is gaining a greater importance across regional borders. Adequate surveillance system function is crucial to prevent a global spread of infectious disease at the earliest stage. There have been limited reports on the characteristics of infectious disease surveillance in Asia. The authors studied the timeliness of the Korean National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System with regard to major notifiable diseases… CONTINUE READING

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