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Overview of Surveillance

In this video, Patrick Kayembe describes what is surveillance. (Step 2.5)

Patrick K Kayembe MD, PhD, MPH School of Pubilc Health, University of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

In the lecture, you are invited to pause and watch this video:

This is an additional video, hosted on YouTube.

Now that you have watched this lecture, review your responses to the following questions from How would you define surveillance?:
1. How would you define surveillance?
2. Why do you think surveillance in polio eradication might be important?
3. What do you think are the objectives of surveillance?

Were any of your ideas reflected in the lecture? Did you learn something you didn’t know?

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

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