According to MHSS figures, the IUHN-LU (1.7 million inhabitants for a territory of 410 000 km (2)) numbered 59 pathologists in 2017.
Initiated in 2006, the EQTN was jointly funded by the MHSS and Canada Health Infoway (CHI) in early 2008 with a non-recurring budget of slightly more than CA$6.2 million.
The MHSs incurred most of the costs of the outbreak, followed by costs for hospitalizations (Table 2).
We thank the public health nurses and doctors of the MHSs Zeeland, Flevoland, Gelderland-Midden, Zuid-Holland Zuid, Midden Nederland, and Gelderland Zuid and Margreet te Wierik and Toos Waegemaekers for providing detailed information on local outbreak response activities.
for adults remain under severe strain across the board, with serious deficits in the provision of psychiatric acute and rehabilitation beds (chronic overcrowding) as well as community MHSs
We thank the public health physicians and nurses of the MHSs
for providing epidemiologic data and source identification results; the treating physicians and microbiologists for making patient isolates available for genotyping; and Jacqueline De Vries and Wim Houtenbos for their support with source investigations.
From April 15, 1999, to February 4, 2000, 2961 cases of measles were reported in 35 (67%) of the country's 52 MHSs
; 2317 (78%) were reported by 10 MHSs
in general are more concentrated and have larger hospitals than is the case for the other MHS types.
The reporting MHSs
were contacted twice by telephone for interviews.