EWARN

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EWARNEarly Warning Alert and Response Network
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AFP surveillance activities in Syria, including in opposition-controlled areas, were intensified through WHO's EWARN system, and polio vaccination campaigns were conducted in all of Syria's governorates by January 2013 (6).
Using protocols developed after a tsunami emergency in 2013 (11) and insight gained by the experience, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services rapidly established an EWARN to strengthen disease detection and response capabilities.
Outbreak surveillance and response in humanitarian emergencies: WHO guidelines for EWARN implementation.
The primary objective of an EWARN system is early detection of and response to epidemic-prone diseases.
Implementation and coordination of EWARN systems must be improved.
According to the report by WHO's Early Warning and Response Network (EWARN), which was established in southern Sudan in 1999 to monitor disease outbreaks, and the Norwegian Church Aid, the disease has clinical signs and symptoms of a viral illness and has caused the deaths of seven adults [greater than or equal to] 30 years of age.