Accession Number:

ADA550001

Title:

The Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center: Enhancing the Military Health System's Public Health Capabilities

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

ARMED FORCES HEALTH SURVEILLANCE CENTER SILVER SPRING MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2011-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

Since its establishment in February 2008, the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center AFHSC has embarked on a number of initiatives and projects in collaboration with a variety of agencies in the Department of Defense DoD,other organizations within the federal government, and non-governmental partners. In 2009, the outbreak of pandemic H1N1 influenza attracted the major focus of the center, although notable advances were accomplished in other areas of interest, such as deployment health, mental health and traumatic brain injury surveillance.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE