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Argentina Annual Epidemiological Bulletin 2009


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Boletín Epidemiológico Anual, Edición Anual 2009
Argentina (ARG)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 12/2009
Series or system 
Argentina Annual Epidemiological Bulletin
Data type

The 2009 epidemiological report contains data from modules of the National Health Surveillance System (SNVS), including the clinical surveillance module, the laboratory surveillance module (SIVILA), and data from sentinel units. As of 2009, the system covers 400 out of 7,200 private facilities (6%) and 5,500 out of 7,700 public facilities (70%). In 2009, 5,828 facilities reported to the system.

The report provides case numbers and rates of notification for notifiable diseases by province. Standardized morbidity ratios and confidence intervals are also included in the tables. In addition to numbers from 2009, data from 2008 are provided to allow comparison between years. Sections on injuries, gastroenteric diseases, dermatological diseases, chemical poisonings, viral hepatitis, zoonotic and vector diseases, STDs, leprosy, Meningoencephalitis, respiratory illnesses, and H1N1 provide additional information and analysis.