TRACnet: A National Phone-based and Web-based Tool for the Timely Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response in Rwanda

Description: 

In Rwanda, communicable diseases are the mostly predominant representing 90% of all reported medical consultations in health centers. The country has often faced epidemics including emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. To enhance its preparedness to identify and respond to outbreaks and prevent epidemics, the Government of Rwanda has developed and deployed an electronic Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (eIDSR) working with Voxiva with funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC).

Objective:

(1) To describe the implementation of the electronic system for integrated disease surveillance in Rwanda.

(2) To present the sensitivity and specificity of the electronic reporting system to detect potential outbreaks
 

Primary Topic Areas: 
Original Publication Year: 
2012
Event/Publication Date: 
December, 2012

August 22, 2018

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