Identification

Name

Global Public Health Intelligence Network

Short name

GPHIN

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) Public Health Agency of Canada
Update frequency

Real-time

Created

2014-07-08 21:22:59+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 18:52:45.372469+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The GPHIN is a secure internet-based early-warning system that gathers potential public health threats worldwide, including chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN), on a near real-time basis. This multilingual system gathers and provides relevant unverified information in six languages, namely, Arabic Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Goals
(1) Early warning
Year start

2000

URL http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/pubs/_intactiv/gphin-rmisp/index-eng.php
URL (alternate) http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/media/nr-rp/index-eng.php
Related system
(1) Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Africa
(2) Americas
(3) Asia
(4) Australia and New Zealand
(5) Europe
(6) Oceania
Geography

No

Disease transmission types
(1) Ingestion
(2) Water-borne
Disease properties
(1) Select agents or toxins

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) News Aggregators