Public Health Surveillance
"Public Health Surveillance" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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The ongoing, systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of health-related data with the purpose of preventing or controlling disease or injury, or of identifying unusual events of public health importance, followed by the dissemination and use of information for public health action. (From Am J Prev Med 2011;41(6):636)
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Public Health Surveillance".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Public Health Surveillance".
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