Enhanced syndromic surveillance during the 9th Indian Ocean Island Games, 2015

Description: 

The 9th IOIG took place in Reunion Island from July 31 to August 9, 2015. This sport event gathered approximatively 1 640 athletes, 2 000 volunteers and several thousand spectators from seven islands:Comoros, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Mayotte, Seychelles and Reunion.In response to the import risk of infectious diseases from these countries where some of them are endemics, the syndromic surveillance system, which captures 100% of all Emergency Department visits, was enhanced in order to detect any health event.

Objective

To describe how syndromic surveillance was enhanced to detect health events during the 9th Indian Ocean Island Games (IOIG) in Reunion Island.

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Original Publication Year: 
2016
Event/Publication Date: 
December, 2016

July 27, 2017

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