Usefulness of Syndromic Surveillance for Early Outbreak Detection in Small Islands: The Case of Mayotte
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Vilain, P., Maillard, O., Raslan-Loubatie, J., Ahmed Abdou, M., Lernout, T., & Filleul, L. (2013). Usefulness of Syndromic Surveillance for Early Outbreak Detection in Small Islands: The Case of Mayotte. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v5i1.4503

Abstract

Syndromic surveillance can be a useful tool for the early detection outbreak. Mayotte Island is a French overseas department located in the North of Mozambique Channel in the Indian Ocean. Due to its geographical and socio-demographical situation, the population of this island is widely exposed to infectious diseases. The implementation of a syndromic surveillance system allowed to detect several unusual events as an outbreak of conjunctivitis in March 2012.
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v5i1.4503
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