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Welcome to Understanding Surveillance Systems

In this video, Patrick K Kayembe welcomes learners to the section on understanding surveillance systems (Step 2.1)
PATRICK KAYEMBRE: My name is Patrick Kayembre. I’m a medical doctor and a professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of Kinshasa School of Public Health. Today, I will discuss field epidemiology in the context of polio eradication initiative focusing on the polio surveillance system, its objectives, why it is important for polio eradication, and how it is functioning.
Patrick K Kayembe MD, PhD, MPH School of Pubilc Health, University of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

In this section, Dr. Patrick Kayembe provides an overview of the polio eradication surveillance system, its objectives, and its mportance to the global effort. He draws on decades of experience establishing and managing surveillance efforts in the DRC for HIV/AIDS, Ebola, Polio, and immunization.

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