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Roundtable discussion: Surveillance system challenges in conflict settings

Watch as Anna Kalbarczyk and Olakunle Alonge tell Svea Closser about specific examples of challenges of surveillance in conflict settings (Step 2.11).

Presenter 1
Anna Kalbarczyk, DrPH, MPH
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Presenter 2
Olakunle Alonge, MD, MPH, PhD
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Moderator
Svea Closser, MPH, PhD
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, USA

In the discussion, Olakunle Alonge outlines some examples of strategies which were hugely successful in the short term in alleviating challenges in implementing surveillance in insecure setting, but worked to threaten the system in the long term.

Can you think or other similar examples? What do you think are some ways to mitigate the long-term problems that are created from such strategies?

Please take a moment to post your thoughts in the discussion.

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