Environmental Public Health Tracking: Success Stories from a Collaborative Surveillance System
PDF

How to Cite

Eggers, C., & Wall, P. (2014). Environmental Public Health Tracking: Success Stories from a Collaborative Surveillance System. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v6i1.5088

Abstract

The National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program facilitates the linkage of environmental information to health outcomes through development of a national standards-based public health surveillance system that provides useful information to improve where we live and work. State tracking programs have successfully used their tracking networks to identify and educate at-risk communities. Other success stories include endeavours to improve surveillance, support epidemiologic studies, target prevention efforts, and inform policymakers. Future directions include identifying knowledge gaps, developing plans for adding new data sources and collaborators to fill those gaps, and improving application and utility of the Tracking Networks.
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v6i1.5088
PDF
Authors own copyright of their articles appearing in the Online Journal of Public Health Informatics. Readers may copy articles without permission of the copyright owner(s), as long as the author and OJPHI are acknowledged in the copy and the copy is used for educational, not-for-profit purposes. Share-alike: when posting copies or adaptations of the work, release the work under the same license as the original. For any other use of articles, please contact the copyright owner. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work, including uses infringing the above license. It is the author's responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.