Surveillance
19 definitions

Surveillance

The systematic observation ofaerospace, surface or subsurface areas, places, persons,, or things, by visual, aural, photographic, or other means.

Surveillance

The systematic ongoing collection, collation and analysis of data for public health purposes and the timely dissemination of public health information for assessment and public health response as necessary.

Surveillance

Continuous analysis, interpretation and feedback of systematically collected data for the detection of trends in the occurrence or spread of a disease, based on practical and standardized methods of notification or registration. Sources of data may be related directly to disease or factors influencing disease.

Surveillance

Systematic ongoing collection, collation, and analysis of data and the timely dissemination of information to those who need to know so that action can be taken.

Surveillance

An ongoing, systematic process of collecting, analyzing and using data on specific health conditions and diseases.

Surveillance

An observation procedure that includes tactical observations, strategic warning, and
meteorological assessments, by optical, infrared, radar, and radiometric sensors on
space-borne and terrestrial platforms.

Surveillance

In medicine, the ongoing collection of information about a disease, such as cancer, in a certain group of people. The information collected may include where the disease occurs in a population and whether it affects people of a certain gender, age or ethnic group.

Surveillance

The systematic observation of aerospace, surface, or subsurface areas, places, persons, or things, by visual, aural, electronic, photographic, or other means.

Surveillance

Any periodic monitoring to ensure operability or adequacy of performance.

Surveillance

An essential aspect of the IMF’s responsibilities associated with overseeing the policies of its members in complying with their obligations specified in the Articles of Agreement in order to ensure the effective operation of the international monetary system.

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Surveillance has been defined 19 different ways in documents like OPSEC Glossary of Terms, Global Glossary on Donation and Transplantation, Climate Change and Human Health - Risks and Responses, and 7 more.

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