Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Policy guidance on water-related disease surveillance

This booklet is aimed at providing guidance on the policy related to water-related disease surveillance developed by the Task Force on Water-related Disease Surveillance established under the 1992 Convention on Protection and Use of Transboundary Waters and International Lakes. The guidance explains countries’ legal obligations related to disease surveillance under the Protocol and other international frameworks, and gives advice on policy to set up and maintain an effective and efficient disease surveillance system. The booklet is available at: http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/149186/e95619.pdf

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