Establishing a Plan of Action Implementing Integrated Disease Surveillance in Sudan

Hayat Khogali, Ngozi A. Erondu, Betiel H. Haile, Scott J. McNabb


A recent assessment of the Sudan public health surveillance system found fragmented and siloed disease programs and an overburdened workforce due to vertical systems and inefficient processes. A plan of action was developed to support improving public health surveillance strengthening by: 1) implementing a strategic approach to achieving IHR (2005), 2) implementing One Health and IDSR aims, and 3) establishing an E-surveillance ICT platform for increasing public health surveillance capacity to safely and rapidly detect and report infectious diseases in Sudan.

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Online Journal of Public Health Informatics * ISSN 1947-2579 *