Public Health Systems and Emerging Infections
by Jonathan R Davis, Joshua Lederberg (ed.)
Publisher: National Academies Press 2000
Number of pages: 129
In an effort to increase our knowledge and understanding of the role of the private and public health sectors in emerging infectious disease surveillance and response, this workshop, entitled Public Health Systems: Assessing Capacities to Respond to Emerging Infections, explored how the privatization of public health laboratories and the modernization of public health care may effect infectious disease surveillance and outbreak detection.
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