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

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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 eval- uate timeliness and data quality of national outbreak reporting for four countries in the Mekong Basin Disease Surveillance network (MBDS).

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Last updated December 3, 2019
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Name Data quality and timeliness of outbreak reporting system among countries in Greater Mekong subregion: Challenges for international data sharing
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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 eval- uate timeliness and data quality of national outbreak reporting for four countries in the Mekong Basin Disease Surveillance network (MBDS).

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