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Health Protection Surveillance Centre. (2010) Health Protection Surveillance Centre annual report 2009. Dublin: Health Protection Surveillance Centre.

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HPSC has six main areas of responsibility:

1.Surveillance of some of the major communicable diseases. By surveillance, we mean: ◦Collecting data ◦Collating it ◦Analysing it and ◦Communicating information to those who need to know
2.Operational support - providing expert advice to, and responding to requests for support from, departments of public health or hospitals;
3.Training for professionals working in communicable disease control;
4.Research - identifying and developing best practice in communicable diseases;
5.Policy advice - providing advice to government departments and appropriate agencies in relation to the development of standards, guidelines and practices, and promoting the adoption of best practice by different agencies;
6.Public information - providing information on infectious diseases to the public and the media.


Item Type
Report
Date
2010
Pages
137 p.
Publisher
Health Protection Surveillance Centre
Corporate Creators
Health Protection Surveillance Centre
Place of Publication
Dublin
ISBN
1649-0436
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Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)
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