Acute Gastroenteritis: Contribution of SOS Médecins Network

Description: 

In France, the surveillance of GE is performed by several complementary systems including specific and syndromic surveillance systems.

The GP’s emergency associations “SOS Médecins” are part of the French syndromic surveillance system SurSaUD since 2006. SOS Médecins functions as a liberal medical regulation. In 9 years, the network has become almost exhaustive and contribute to the surveillance of seasonal and non-seasonal health events at different geographical scales, in the fields of infectious diseases and environmental health. GE is one of the 50 indicators daily followed by the by the French Institute for Public Health Surveillance (InVS) syndromic surveillance unit.

Objective

To illustrate the complementarity and added value of the GP’s emergency network “SOS Médecins” through an example of an epidemic of gastroenteritis (GE).

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Original Publication Year: 
2015
Event/Publication Date: 
December, 2015

August 07, 2017

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