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The Role of Clinician in IntegratedDisease Surveillance& Response (IDSR)February 2010Ministry of Public Health & SanitationWorld Health OrganizationIntroductionClinicians are frontline health workers and inmany health institutions are at the first level ofcontact with the patient after the community.In most countries a clinician has theresponsibility to diagnose and treat patients in apublic or private health facility.This is usually a doctor, a clinical officer and anurse.The role of a clinician in IDSR Detect cases of priority diseases using therecommended standard case definitions Report to the next level using the recommendedforms epidemic prone diseases, diseasetargeted for eradication and elimination to andthose of public health importance Take appropriate preventive measuresThe role of a clinician in IDSR Collect and send specimens to the laboratory toconfirm the diagnosis made especially if its a newsuspected case of epidemic prone disease, ordisease of public heath importance or diseasetargeted for elimination or eradication Manage patients who come to the health facility fortreatment using the recommended treatmentguidelines.Why sensitize clinicians onIDSR?It is important to sensitize clinicians on IDSRbecause: Clinicians play a crucial role in diseaseidentification reporting and prevention There is a need to standardize case detectionand reporting. Surveillance information helps

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