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close this bookTechnical notes: Special Considerations for Programming in Unstable Situations (UNICEF, 2000, 490 p.)
close this folderChapter 1 - Annex 10: Health Monitoring and Surveillance
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Objectives

· To re-establish health monitoring and information systems to provide a basis for planning, adapting and managing health service provision during an emergency and on a longer-term basis.

· To ensure reporting systems and epidemiological surveillance to detect any signs of particular health problems and enable early action to be taken to contain any outbreak of communicable diseases.