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Brazil Information System for Notifiable Diseases 2015

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Sistema de Informação de Agravos de Notificação (SINAN) 2015
Geography 
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2015 - 12/2015
Series or system 
Brazil Information System for Notifiable Diseases (SINAN)
Data type
Epi surveillance:
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

Brazil's Information System for Notifiable Diseases, also known as SINAN (Sistema de Informação de Agravos de Notificação), provides data on the number of confirmed cases of nationally notifiable diseases, and other select conditions in Brazil from 2001 to the present. Case notification data in SINAN come from data collected at health facilities via epidemiological disease surveillance reporting forms. Data can be downloaded through the SINAN Net database interface, and tables can be customized to present data on the selected condition by year, geography, or demographic characteristics, such as age, and gender.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health (Brazil). Brazil Information System for Notifiable Diseases 2015.