Accession Number : ADA512509


Title :   DoD Global Emerging Infections System Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2003


Descriptive Note : Annual rept. FY 2003


Corporate Author : ARMED FORCES HEALTH SURVEILLANCE CENTER SILVER SPRING MD


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a512509.pdf


Report Date : Jan 2003


Pagination or Media Count : 46


Abstract : DoD-GEIS is a network of DoD medical professionals in multiple partnerships focused in outbreak response preparation. This report presents background about DoD-GEIS within the context of infectious disease outbreaks affecting DoD, the United States and the world. The assistance provided by DoD-GEIS to DoD in surveillance and response to disease emergencies is described along with DoD-GEIS activities through the five overseas military research laboratories that made substantial contributions to global outbreak detection and control and to public health capacity building and biosecurity.


Descriptors :   *MILITARY RESEARCH , *PUBLIC HEALTH , *INFECTIOUS DISEASES , KENYA , PERU , INFLUENZA VIRUS , VACCINES , RESPIRATORY DISEASES , THAILAND , INDONESIA , KOREA , EGYPT , MILITARY FACILITIES , MORTALITY RATE


Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE