FluWatch - Influenza weekly reports 2018-2019 season
FluWatch is Canada's national surveillance system that monitors the spread of influenza and influenza-like illnesses on an ongoing basis.
FluWatch reports, posted every Friday, contain information on flu activity in Canada.
The FluWatch program consists of a network of labs, hospitals, doctor's offices and provincial and territorial ministries of health. Program objectives are: •DETECT: Identify signals to detect, assess and respond to epidemics and other events of public health concern. •INFORM: Contribute to the evidence base necessary to plan, develop and implement health programs and policies for the control of influenza. •ENABLE: Support national infrastructure for influenza surveillance, including national and international collaborations related to surveillance and pandemic response.
FluWatch consists of seven surveillance systems components and together they provide a national picture of influenza activity in Canada.
- Publisher - Current Organization Name: Public Health Agency of Canada
- Licence: Open Government Licence - Canada
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