Integrated approach of non-specific surveillance in Reunion Island


In Reunion Island, the non-specific surveillance was developed since 2006 and was based on the activity of only one hospital emergency department and on mortality. To respond to the threat of influenza A(H1N1) pandemic emergence, this surveillance system was significantly enhanced. All hospital emergency departments of the island have been included as well as the emergency medical service regulation center. In 2010, a new surveillance was implemented from National Health Insurance data.



To demonstrate that the different surveillance systems allow to establish complementary indicators.

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December, 2011

May 02, 2019

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