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The need for global risk factor surveillance
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    Surviellance should not without a good infrastructure of system

    Dear Editor,

    Global surveillance in chronic or acute infectious are really important issues.Working in the area of pidemiology in one of the least developed country, one important issue that remains for me is to strengthen the system to collect, analyse and report data scientifically, so that magnitude can be measured quantitatively,rather than the subjective impressions of professionals.

    Do we have enough in...

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