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Abstract

ASSESSMENT OF EPIDEMIOLOGICAL MENINGITIS SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM IN KHARTOUM LOCALITY, 2015

Kamal Elbssir (PhD)*, Tarig babiker (M.sc), Ahmed Abu-Rayyan and Hamid Nourain

ABSTRACT

This was a descriptive cross-sectional sentinel sites based study Khartoum locality 2015. Sample was total coverage included all of medical directors and statisticians. The study aimed to assess the quality of meningitis surveillance infrastructure (Human resource, Surveillance Documentation reporting System and feedback, supervision, communication), Surveillance System, and to identify the weakness of meningitis surveillance at sentinel sites. Information was collected by using questionnaire and check list to satisfy the objectives of the study. The study showed that the type of Sentinel Sites (7.1%) was governmental hospital, (14.3%) were private hospital, (60.7%) were governmental health center and (17.9%) were NGOs health center, The study revealed that (60.7%) of respondents had previously worked in Sentinel sites while (39.3%) had not, The study showed that (25.0%) of respondents had received training on the meningitis surveillance while (75.0%) had not. The study recommended that Training of surveillance officers at all sentinel sites in locality, Improvement of cadre skills (computer, English) and supervision and development of supervision check-list for each level, Improving lab capacity and supplies and equipped for CSM case confirmation, Planning and implementing supportive supervisory visits, reinforcing feedback regarding corrective actions and establishing feedback channels between levels and Reactivation of a network of well-trained rapid response teams at locality level with reviewing meningitis epidemic preparedness and rapid response guidelines and provision of supplies for epidemic preparedness at localities level.

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