World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Gov't Doc #: EM/RC46/R.9 Agenda item 9 [c]
Type Of Publication : Regional Committee resolutions RC Resolution Fulltext The Regional Committee, Having discussed the technical paper on forecasting in communicable diseases; Recognizing the importance of forecasting
in communicable diseases as a tool for predicting epidemics and ensuring timely intervention for prevention and control; 1. URGES Member States to: 1.1 Continue to improve their disease surveillance systems in accordance with the regional strategy for development and strengthening of epidemiological surveillance; 1.2 Introduce the concept of forecasting for priority communicable diseases and strengthen their capabilities in this regard; 2. REQUESTS the Regional Director to take the necessary measures to support Member States in their efforts to introduce forecasting in their communicable diseases control activities.
Keywords: Communicable Diseases,
( 1999).Forecasting in communicable diseases, World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean