Surveillance and Epidemiology

The Directorate of Surveillance and Epidemiology:

1. Collects, collates and analyses data of priority diseases from the 36 states and FCT to detect outbreaks and inform policy

2. Implements the International Health Regulation (IHR) cross border coordination, verification and notification

3. Verifies rumours relating to diseases and outbreaks

4. Shares data with other national teams and partners

5. Produces and disseminates the weekly epidemiology and other relevant reports