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Implementing epidemic intelligence in the WHO African region for early detection and response to acute public health events

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  14 May 2021

George Sie Williams*
Affiliation:
World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
Benido Impouma
Affiliation:
World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Franck Mboussou
Affiliation:
World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
Theresa Min-Hyung Lee
Affiliation:
World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
Opeayo Ogundiran
Affiliation:
World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
Charles Okot
Affiliation:
World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
Tatiana Metcalf
Affiliation:
World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
Mary Stephen
Affiliation:
World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
Senait Tekeste Fekadu
Affiliation:
World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
Caitlin M. Wolfe
Affiliation:
World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
Bridget Farham
Affiliation:
World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Congo
Cristina Hofer
Affiliation:
Infectious Diseases Department, Universidad Federal do Rio de Janeiro Medical School
Bertil Wicht
Affiliation:
University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland and Graph Network, Geneva, Switzerland
Claudia Codeço Tores
Affiliation:
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Antoine Flahault
Affiliation:
Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Olivia Keiser
Affiliation:
Institute of Global Health, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
*Corresponding
Corresponding author: George Sie Williams gwilliams@who.int
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