Identification

Name

East African Integrated Disease Surveillance Network

Short name

EAIDSNet

Status

Active

Category

Collective

Organizations
(1) East African Community (EAC)
Update frequency

Quarterly

Created

2012-04-23 20:49:48+00:00

Modified

2016-03-11 17:52:33.710780+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

EAIDSNet is a collaborative effort of the Ministries of Health of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda responsible for human and animal health, including wildlife, as well as the national health research and academic institutions in both public and private sectors. An important aspect of the Network is to improve the quality of data on communicable diseases and the flow and sharing of information to improve the health of the East African population.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Situational awareness
Year start

2003

URL http://www.eac.int/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=71:eaidnet-structure-&catid=34:body-text-area&Itemid=81
URL (alternate) http://www.eac.int/health/

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Africa
(2) Kenya
(3) Tanzania
(4) Uganda
Geography

No

Diseases
(1) Dengue
(2) Ebola
(3) Influenza
(4) Measles
(5) Poliomyelitis
(6) Tuberculosis
(7) Yellow fever

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(2) News Aggregators
(3) Official Reports