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Disease Surveillance

Disease surveillance helps countries monitor the health of their populations to detect emerging issues quickly, inform their response and guide countermeasure development. HJFMRI helps build and maintain surveillance infrastructure including diagnostic laboratories, sentinel sites, and highly trained and motivated staff to support surveillance activities. 

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Global Emerging Infections Surveillance (GEIS)

Since 2010, HJFMRI has served as the managing partner for GEIS in sub-Saharan Africa. The focus of these efforts is rapid detection and advanced characterization of endemic or emerging threats to military forces, including vectors and reservoirs of infectious disease transmission. 

Flu Surveillance in Kenya

HJFMRI collaborates with national, regional, and local government partners in Kenya to implement a CDC program to monitor and respond to avian and pandemic influenza in the country.