Surveillance for the Olympic games in Athens, 2004 Mary Ward, Zsuzsanna Fekete, Lu Fan, Kobi Haviv,  Bernard Kaic, Peter K...
The Olympic Games Athens 2004 <ul><li>numbers: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>·        Population –  4,000,000 </li...
?  Public Health Problem <ul><li>Increased risk of disease transmission </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction of diseases from ot...
Strategy <ul><li>Improve and reinforce the existing surveillance system </li></ul><ul><ul><li>speed of the information flo...
Objective <ul><li>Detect single case of specific severe diseases and outbreaks of public health importance in a timely man...
Major Threats <ul><li>Respiratory </li></ul><ul><li>Single cases Cluster </li></ul><ul><li>SARS Influenza </li></ul><ul><l...
Major Threats <ul><li>Foodborne, waterborne </li></ul><ul><li>Single cases Cluster </li></ul><ul><li>Cholera Salmonellosis...
Major Threats <ul><li>Intentional release </li></ul><ul><li>Single cases Cluster </li></ul><ul><li>Smallpox Unexplained   ...
Community Single Case Cluster Cases Central Health  Dept. Local Health  Dept. GPs, Clinics & Hospital Lab. Report by phone...
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Surveillance for the Olympic games in Athens, 2004

  1. 1. Surveillance for the Olympic games in Athens, 2004 Mary Ward, Zsuzsanna Fekete, Lu Fan, Kobi Haviv, Bernard Kaic, Peter Klemets
  2. 2. The Olympic Games Athens 2004 <ul><li>numbers: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>·        Population – 4,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>·        Visitors – 2-2.5,000,000 </li></ul><ul><li>·        Athletes – 18,000 </li></ul><ul><li>·        Helpers – 5,000 </li></ul><ul><li>·        Referees – 2,500 </li></ul><ul><li>·        Volunteers – 6,000 </li></ul><ul><li>·        Journalists – 15,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Place – city of Athens + 4 other sites </li></ul><ul><li>Time – 1.8 – 30 .9.2004 </li></ul>
  3. 3. ? Public Health Problem <ul><li>Increased risk of disease transmission </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction of diseases from other countries </li></ul><ul><li>Intentional release of chemicaliological agents </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Increased pressure on the infrastructure </li></ul>
  4. 4. Strategy <ul><li>Improve and reinforce the existing surveillance system </li></ul><ul><ul><li>speed of the information flow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the ability to intervene </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>sensitivity of the system </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Objective <ul><li>Detect single case of specific severe diseases and outbreaks of public health importance in a timely manner in order to prevent disease transmission during the olympic games. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Major Threats <ul><li>Respiratory </li></ul><ul><li>Single cases Cluster </li></ul><ul><li>SARS Influenza </li></ul><ul><li>Anthrax </li></ul><ul><li>Pulmonary plague </li></ul><ul><li>Legionnaires´ disease </li></ul><ul><li>TB (open) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Major Threats <ul><li>Foodborne, waterborne </li></ul><ul><li>Single cases Cluster </li></ul><ul><li>Cholera Salmonellosis </li></ul><ul><li>E.coli O157 Gastroenteritis </li></ul><ul><li>Dysenteria </li></ul><ul><li>Polio </li></ul>
  8. 8. Major Threats <ul><li>Intentional release </li></ul><ul><li>Single cases Cluster </li></ul><ul><li>Smallpox Unexplained </li></ul><ul><li>Tularemia death </li></ul><ul><li>Anthrax </li></ul><ul><li>Pulmonary plague </li></ul><ul><li>Q-fever </li></ul>
  9. 9. Community Single Case Cluster Cases Central Health Dept. Local Health Dept. GPs, Clinics & Hospital Lab. Report by phone, Fax, Email Disseminate Information Olympic committee Ministry of Health Health Professional Media Flow Chart Action Action
  10. 10. Conclusion!

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