Identification

Name

Norwegian Surveillance System for Communicable Diseases

Short name

MSIS

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) John-Arne R√łttingen, Director of infectious disease division, http://www.fhi.no/eway/default.asp
Organizations
(1) Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Created

2015-03-17 15:48:22+00:00

Modified

2016-04-01 19:30:41.845892+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

MSIS is the national surveillance system for communicable diseases in Norway at the National Institute of Public Health. The system is based on the medical microbiology laboratories, and diagnostic doctors report all cases of certain reportable diseases to MSIS.

Goals
(1) Early detection
(2) Early warning
Year start

1977

URL http://www.msis.no/

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(2) Laboratory Records