Accession Number:

ADA639786

Title:

Comprehensive Health Surveillance

Descriptive Note:

Directive

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (PERSONNEL AND READINESS) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2012-02-08

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

Comprehensive health surveillance is an important element of force health protection FHP programs to promote, protect, and restore the physical and mental health of DoD personnel throughout their military service and employment, both in garrison and during deployment. This directive establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for routine, comprehensive health surveillance of all DoD personnel throughout their military service or DoD civilian employment. It establishes the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center AFHSC as the single source for DoD-level health surveillance information and designates the Secretary of the Army as the DoD Executive Agent EA for the AFHSC in accordance with DoDD 5101.1 Reference c.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE