Learning Outcomes

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

  • Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold.
  • Explain the purposes of public health surveillance and illustrate the features of a high-quality surveillance system.
  • Describe the difference between passive, active and mixed public health surveillance systems.
  • Describe the activities you should conduct in your public health surveillance role as a primary healthcare professional.
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