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close this bookCerebrospinal Meningitis Epidemics and Surveillance Systems in the Sudan, Ethiopia and Chad (Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters, 1990, 40 p.)
close this folderI. INTRODUCTION
close this folder1. Context
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View the document1.1. Study Background
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1.2. Objectives of the Study

The main objective was to strengthen preparedness capacities at national and regional levels, through the analysis of the management measures taken during, before and after the last epidemic, and through the analysis of time and geographical spread.

The secondary objectives were:

- to analyse the epidemiologic surveillance system
- to assess the management of the epidemic
- to collect epidemiologic data
- to identify geographical trends