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Published on 27/12/2011

Surveillance and alert

The Department for the Coordination of Alerts and Regions (DCAR) is in charge of coordinating InVS’s efforts in cases of alert, whether such alerts are national or regional. It also prepares the InVS to respond to crises by ensuring crisis coordination in exceptional situations.

Focus areas include:

  • Health alerts
  • Continuity of InVS’s efforts at national and regional levels
  • Preparing the InVS to health crises
  • Coordinating InVS missions at regional level
  • Syndromic surveillance
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