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Surveillance activities: criteria and WHO Department

SELECTION CRITERIA

LOCATION

CONTACT

Targeted for eradication (9GPW 6.1)


- dracunculiasis

DRA/CEE

N. Zagara


- poliomyelitis

HTP/VAB

B. Aylward

Targeted for elimination (9GPW 6.2)


- American trypanosomiasis/Chagas disease

TDR/TDF

A. Moncayo


- leprosy

CDS/CEE

D. Daumerie


- lymphatic filariasis

CDS/CEE

E. Ottesen


- measles

HTP/VAB

A. Henao-Restrepo


- neonatal tetanus

HTP/VAB

M. Neill

Targeted for reduced incidence/prevalence (9GPW 6.3)


- hepatitis B

HTP/VAB

J. Wenger


- malaria

CDS/CPC

A. Rletveld


- tuberculosis

CDS/CPC

M. Raviglione

Targeted for reduced transmission (9GPW 6.4)


- AIDS/HIV

CDS/CSR

S. Lazzari



UNAIDS

B. Schwartlander

Diseases submitted to International Health Regulations


- cholera

CDS/CSR

E. Tikhomirov


- plague

CDS/CSR

E. Tikhomirov


- yellow fever

CDS/CSR

R. Arthur

Other international surveillance/control programmes


- African trypanosomiasis

CDS/CSR

J. Jannin


- anthrax

CDS/CSR

O. Cosivi


- brucellosis

CDS/CSR

O. Cosivi


- CJD & variants

CDS/CSR

F. Meslin


CIP/RPC

C. Bolis


- dengue

CDS/CSR

R. Arthur


CDS/CTD

M. Nathan


- diphtheria

HTP/VAB

J. Wenger


- endemic dysentery

CDS/CSR

M. Neira


- Haemophilus influenzae type b disease

HTP/VAB

J. Wenger


- hepatitis C

CDS/CSR

D. Lavanchy


- influenza

CDS/CSR

D. Lavanchy


- leishmania/HIV co-infections

CDS/CSR

P. Desjeux


- leishmaniasis

CDS/CSR

P. Desjeux


- leptospirosis

CDS/CSR

O. Cosivi


- meningococcal meningitis (CSM)

CDS/CSR

E. Tikhomirov


- onchocerciasis

AFRO/OCP

A. Daribi


- pertussis (whooping cough)

HTP/VAB

P. Duclos


- rabies

CDS/CSR

F. Meslin


- salmonellosis (animal)

CDS/CSR

K. Stöhr


(food borne)

SDE/PHE

Y. Motarjemi


- schistosomiasis & intestinal parasites

CDS/CPC

L. Savioli

Surveillance by syndrome or transmission route


- acute respiratory infections

CHS/CAH

D. Robinson


- antimicrobial resistance

CDS/CSR

E. Tikhomirov


- anti-tuberculosis drug resistance

CDS/CSR

M. Espinal


- diarrhoeal diseases

CHS/CAH

J. Bryce


- foodborne diseases

SDE/PHE

Y. Motarjemi


CDS/CSR

K. Stöhr


- sexually transmitted disease syndromes

CHS/SHI

A. Gerbase


- viral haemorrhagic fevers

CDS/CSR

R. Arthur


- zoonoses not otherwise specified

CDS/CSR

F. Meslin

Related global surveillance activities


- cancer registry

IARC*

D. Parkin


- health and demographic data, causes of death, life tables, mortality trends

EIP/GPE

O. Frank

* International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France

Regional surveillance

AFRO

P. Lusamba


EMRO

B. Sadrizadeh


EURO

S. Litvinov


PAHO

S. Corber


SEARO

V. Kumar


WPRO

R. Muto