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Web-based co-creation and collaboration offer public health the opportunity to share, in real time, critical information on emerging diseases and disease surveillance. Sharing information on the genomic structure of organisms advances molecular epidemiology and how to address global healthcare needs that can significantly contribute to social change and drive public health law and policy on a worldwide scale.

 

News

 

  • 100K Food Pathogen Project:In the Genome Project for Food Pathogens project, FDA has partnered with U.C. Davis and Agilent to map the DNA of 100,000 pathogen strains to stop foodborne illness outbreaks faster.

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Announcements

New 2012 CDC Toolkit for Control of Healthcare Associated Infections

 

Announcements of New Resources and News

 

  • Healthmap: HealthMap, a team of researchers, epidemiologists and software developers at Boston Children's Hospital founded in 2006, is an established global leader in utilizing online informal sources for disease outbreak monitoring and real-time surveillance of emerging public health threats. The freely available Web site 'healthmap.org' and mobile app 'Outbreaks Near Me' deliver real-time intelligence on a broad range of emerging infectious diseases for a diverse audience including libraries, local health departments, governments, and international travelers.
  • CDC Fluview: Update of the Influenza in the United States
  • Google Flu: Explore flu trends around the world
  • Columbia Prediction of Infectious Diseases Forecasts: VIsualization summarizes influenza incidence in the US
  • Global Foodborne Infections Network (GFN) : A network of institutions and individuals committed to enhancing the capacity of countries to detect, respond and prevent foodborne and other enteric infections.
  • PulseNet International: PulseNet International is a network of National and regional laboratory networks dedicated to tracking foodborne infections world-wide. Each laboratory utilizes standardized genotyping methods, sharing information in real-time. The resulting surveillance provides early warning of food and waterborne disease outbreaks, emerging pathogens, and acts of bioterrorism.
  • Council on Foreign Relations interactive map of vaccine-preventable outbreaks
  • Genome Web

 

International Resources

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United States Resources

 


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS )


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Databases, Surveillance Systems, and other Web Resources

  • CDC Databases
    HuGeNet: Human Genome Epidemiology Network (HuGENet)
    • HuGeNet: Population Research: Human Genome Epidemiology Network (HuGENet)
    • HuGeNet Navigator: Human Genome Epidemiology Network (HuGENet) Navigator

 

  • CDC Science Clips is an online bibliographic digest featuring scientific articles and publications that are shared with the public health community each week, to enhance awareness of emerging scientific knowledge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Surveillance Systems for Public Health Professionals


National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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