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Afghanistan Disease Early Warning System Annual Report 2008

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2007 - 12/2008
Data type
Summary 

Afghanistan Disease Early Warning System Annual Report 2008 provides information on confirmed and suspected cases of government designated priority diseases in Afghanistan during 2008. Information comes from Afghanistan's Disease Early Warning System (DEWS), which consists of 130 sentinel sites, located in 34 provinces across Afghanistan. The report also includes information about the DEWS sentinel site locations, as well as the number of priority disease events per site. Data for select diseases are provided in graphs, and broken down by week, month, and age group.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Afghanistan National Public Health Institute (ANPHI), World Health Organization (WHO). Afghanistan Disease Early Warning System Annual Report 2008. Kabul, Afghanistan: Ministry of Public Health (Afghanistan).