Identification

Name

Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases

Short name

ProMED-mail

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID)
Update frequency

Real-time

Created

2014-07-08 22:09:08+00:00

Modified

2016-07-08 15:37:12.042271+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

ProMED-mail is an Internet-based reporting system dedicated to rapid global dissemination of information on outbreaks of infectious diseases and acute exposures to toxins that affect human health, including those in animals and in plants grown for food or animal feed. Electronic communications enable ProMED-mail to provide up-to-date and reliable news about threats to human, animal, and food plant health around the world, seven days a week.

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

1994

URL http://www.promedmail.org/
Related system
(1) BioCaster ()
(2) National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)

Disease and Geography

Geography

Yes

Disease transmission types
(1) Vector-borne
Disease properties
(1) Drug resistant
(2) Emerging or re-emerging
(3) Zoonotic

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) News Aggregators
(2) Official Reports
(3) Personal Communication