Identification

Name

Australian Sentinel Practices Research Network

Short name

ASPREN

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Monique Chilver, Coordinator-ASPREN, monique.chilver@adelaide.edu.au
Organizations
(1) Department of Health (Australia)
(2) Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RAGCP)
Update frequency

Biweekly

Modified

2016-02-08 03:43:09.857148+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The ASPREN system is a network of sentinel general practitioners run through the RACGP and University of Adelaide that has collected de-identified information on influenza-like illness and other conditions seen in general practice since 1991. Data collected by ASPREN acts as an early warning system in the event of an influenza outbreak.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early warning
Year start

1991

URL http://www.aspren.com.au/
URL (alternate) http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/cda-pubs-cdi-2003-cdi2701-htm-cdi2701k.htm

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Australia
Geography

No

Diseases
(1) Influenza

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(2) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(3) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(4) Social Media