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What is an example of a national disease surveillance system?

The CDC’s BRFSS and YRBSS are two examples of surveys that have advanced chronic disease surveillance capacity at the state level through the efficient leverage of federal resources, and in some cases they include local sampling.

How many notifiable diseases are there in Australia?

More than 593,000 cases of notifiable diseases were reported to the NNDSS in 2019.

What are notifiable diseases in Australia?

Australian national notifiable diseases by disease type

  • Hepatitis (NEC)
  • Hepatitis B (newly acquired)
  • Hepatitis B (unspecified)
  • Hepatitis C (newly acquired)
  • Hepatitis C (unspecified)
  • Hepatitis D.

What are notifiable noninfectious diseases?

— Lead, elevated blood levels, children. Foodborne disease outbreaks. Waterborne disease outbreaks. Pesticide-related illness and injury, acute (nonoccupational and occupational) Silicosis.

What gets reported to CDC?

Diseases reportable to the CDC include:

  • Anthrax.
  • Arboviral diseases (diseases caused by viruses spread by mosquitoes, sandflies, ticks, etc.) such as West Nile virus, eastern and western equine encephalitis.
  • Babesiosis.
  • Botulism.
  • Brucellosis.
  • Campylobacteriosis.
  • Chancroid.
  • Chickenpox.

What are the nationally notifiable infectious diseases?

Nationally Notifiable Diseases

  • Cholera.
  • Cryptosporidiosis.
  • Cyclosporiasis.
  • Giardiasis.
  • Hepatitis A.
  • Legionellosis.
  • Malaria*
  • Salmonellosis.

Which act the reporting of notifiable infectious diseases is located in Australia?

Notifiable infectious diseases and related conditions are notifiable under the Public Health Act 2016 (external site)and the Public Health Regulations 2017. *Diseases marked with an asterisk require urgent telephone notification. See ‘How to notify’ below for contact details.

What are notifiable diseases NSW?

The diseases are:

  • Diphtheria.
  • Mumps.
  • Poliomyelitis.
  • Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib)
  • Meningococcal disease.
  • Rubella (“German measles”)
  • Measles.
  • Pertussis (“whooping cough”)

When was the national notifiable diseases surveillance system established?

This page contains an overview of the workings of the Australian National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS). The National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) was established in 1990 under the auspices of the Communicable Diseases Network Australia.

How does the National Health Surveillance System work?

The System co-ordinates the national surveillance of more than 50 communicable diseases or disease groups. Under this scheme, notifications are made to the States or Territory health authority under the provisions of the public health legislation in their jurisdiction.

Who is responsible for influenza surveillance in Australia?

The Scheme is coordinated by the Australian Government Department of Health and supported by a number of surveillance systems that aim to be nationally representative and monitor important aspects of severity, incidence and virology. Influenza activity monitored through its systems is presented in reports available on this page.

When do influenza activity updates come out in Australia?

Influenza activity updates may be published outside of the seasonal period. It is important to note that due to the COVID-19 epidemic in Australia, data reported from the various influenza surveillance systems may not represent an accurate reflection of influenza activity.