Data quality and timeliness of outbreak reporting system among countries in Greater Mekong subregion: Challenges for international data sharing

Cross-border disease transmission is a key challenge for prevention and control of out- breaks. Variation in surveillance structure and national guidelines used in different countries can affect their data quality and the timeliness of outbreak reports. This study aimed to evaluate timeliness and data quality of national outbreak reporting for four countries in the Mekong Basin Disease Surveillance network (MBDS).

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Climate change
  • Communications
  • Public health
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
  • Viet Nam
Copyright Yes
Access and use constraints

© 2018 Lawpoolsri et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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License Creative Commons Attribution
Contact

saranath.law@mahidol.ac.th (SL); moe@mbdsnet.org (MKO)

Author (individual) Lawpoolsri S, Kaewkungwal J, Khamsiriwatchara A, Sovann L, Sreng B, Phommasack B, et al.
Publisher PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Publication date 2018
Keywords data quality,disease outbreak,reporting
Date uploaded December 3, 2019, 12:13 (UTC)
Date modified January 6, 2020, 09:22 (UTC)