The Global Threat of New and Reemerging Infectious Diseases: Reconciling U.S. National Security and Public Health Policy

By Jennifer Brower; Peter Chalk | Go to book overview
Save to active project

Appendix
CDC SURVEILLANCE AND COLLECTION SYSTEMS

National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (NNDSS) is a database maintained by the CDC's Epidemiology Program Office. NNDSS is a mechanism for the collection and publication of surveillance data gathered by state health departments on specific diseases and conditions. The system is based on a list of notifiable diseases compiled annually by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) in collaboration with the CDC.1

National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS) is a planned CDC disease surveillance network that will be developed from existing technology and data. It will be based on existing technology and will link critical healthcare facilities and components of the local emergency medical systems to public health agencies for ongoing pathogenic monitoring and reporting.2

Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) is a program that assists state and local health departments in developing capabilities to

____________________
1
The CDC's list of “notifiable” diseases is published annually in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) as “Summary of Notifiable Diseases, United States.” Each year the CSTE recommends additions to and deletions from this list. Roush et al., “Mandatory Reporting of Diseases and Conditions by Health Care Professionals and Laboratories,” p. 164.
2
U.S. Senate, statement by James Hughes made before the Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism and Government Information Subcommittee on Youth Violence Committee on the Judiciary, April 20, 1999, and U.S. House of Representatives, statement made by Scott Lillibridge before the Subcommittee on National Security, Veterans Affairs and International Relations Committee on Government Reform, September 22, 1999.

-107-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
Loading One moment ...
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
The Global Threat of New and Reemerging Infectious Diseases: Reconciling U.S. National Security and Public Health Policy
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

While we understand printed pages are helpful to our users, this limitation is necessary to help protect our publishers' copyrighted material and prevent its unlawful distribution. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Full screen
/ 146

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.

Are you sure you want to delete this highlight?