Scope & Objectives
The PHB displays the burden of IDSR priority diseases in geographical areas of Pakistan where IDSR is operational. It also exhibits the seasonal trends of diseases, reports on outbreaks, and includes suggestions for public health interventions that should be carried out by relevant authorities / stakeholders to decrease public health threats. The PHB will support real time surveillance system with effective and timely response to the public health alerts. It will serve as a source for local, district, provincial and national public health authorities to inform policy and programs to promote the health of the people of Pakistan.
- To communicate the burden of IDSR priority diseases throughout Pakistan.
- To communicate important new findings and suggestions for response to decrease public health threats.
- To build national public health capacity to report data to improve public health.