Learning Outcomes for Study Session 40

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

40.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 40.1, 40.2 and 40.3)

40.2  Explain the purposes of public health surveillance in Ethiopia and illustrate the features of a high-quality surveillance system. (SAQs 40.1, 40.2 and 40.3)

40.3  Describe the difference between passive, active and mixed public health surveillance systems. (SAQs 40.2 and 40.3)

40.4  Describe the activities you should conduct in your public health surveillance role as a rural Health Extension Practitioner. (SAQs 40.1, 40.2 and 40.3)

Study Session 40  General Principles of Public Health Surveillance

40.1  Public health surveillance