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Health Surveillance

Date of Publication

2/8/2012

Definition

The regular or repeated collection, analysis, and interpretation of health related data and the dissemination of information to monitor the health of a population and to identify potential risks to health, thereby enabling timely interventions to prevent, treat, or control disease and injury.  It includes occupational and environmental health surveillance and medical surveillance.


Source of Definition

Comprehensive Health Surveillance

Related Glossary Terms

Health Surveillance

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