Identification

Name

Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System

Short name

GISRS

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) World Health Organization (WHO)
Update frequency

Biweekly

Created

2012-09-12 18:50:14+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 18:51:30.941670+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

WHO GISRS monitors the evolution of influenza viruses and provides recommendations in areas including laboratory diagnostics, vaccines, antiviral susceptibility and risk assessment. WHO GISRS also serves as a global alert mechanism for the emergence of influenza viruses with pandemic potential.

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

2011

URL http://www.who.int/influenza/gisrs_laboratory/en/
URL (alternate) http://gamapserver.who.int/mapLibrary/Files/Maps/GISRS_20120831_1.png
Related system
(1) FluNet ()

Disease and Geography

Geography

Yes

Diseases
(1) Influenza

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Laboratory Records