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

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

46.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE