Disease Notification

Perceptions of Private Medical Practitioners on Tuberculosis Notification: A Study from Chennai, South India.

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Jan 29, 2016

BACKGROUND: The Government of India declared TB as a notifiable disease in 2012. There is a paucity of information on the government's mandatory TB notification order from the perspective of private medical practitioners (PPs).

Timelier notification and action with mobile phones-towards malaria elimination in South Africa.

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Apr 28, 2014

BACKGROUND: Surveillance with timely follow-up of diagnosed cases is a key component of the malaria elimination strategy in South Africa. The strategy requires each malaria case to be reported within 24 hours, and a case should be followed up within 48 hours.

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