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Comprehensive Military Health Surveillance

Date of Publication

2/8/2012

Definition

Health surveillance conducted throughout Service members’ military careers and DoD civilian employees’ employment, across all duty locations, and encompassing risk, intervention, and outcome data.  Such surveillance is essential to the evaluation, planning, and implementation of public health practice and prevention and must be closely integrated with the timely dissemination of information to those who can act upon it.

Source of Definition

Comprehensive Health Surveillance

Related Glossary Terms

Comprehensive Military Health Surveillance

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