Identification

Name

GeoSentinel

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Douglas Esposito, MEDICAL OFFICER, hgj4@CDC.gov
(2) Mark Sotir, EPIDEMIOLOGIST, mps6@cdc.gov
Organizations
(1) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
(2) International Society of Travel Medicine
Update frequency

Real-time

Created

2012-08-14 16:22:57+00:00

Modified

2016-03-23 20:42:17.121711+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

GeoSentinel is a worldwide communication and data collection network for the surveillance of travel related morbidity. GeoSentinel is based on the concept that these clinics are ideally situated to effectively detect geographic and temporal trends in morbidity among travelers, immigrants and refugees.

Goals
(1) Early detection
(2) Situational awareness
Year start

1996

URL http://www.istm.org/geosentinel

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Alabama
(2) Australia
(3) California
(4) Canada
(5) Chile
(6) China
(7) Florida
(8) France
(9) Georgia
(10) Germany
(11) Hawaii
(12) Israel
(13) Italy
(14) Maryland
(15) Massachusetts
(16) Mexico
(17) Minnesota
(18) Nepal
(19) Netherlands
(20) New Zealand
(21) Norway
(22) Peru
(23) Singapore
(24) South Africa
(25) Spain
(26) Sweden
(27) Thailand
(28) United Kingdom
(29) Utah
(30) Vietnam
(31) Washington
Geography

Yes

Disease transmission types
(1) Air-borne
(2) Sexually transmitted
(3) Vector-borne
(4) Water-borne
Disease properties
(1) Vaccine preventable
(2) Zoonotic

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records