The 7th World
- Role of Surveillance in the Promotion of Health
WARFS is the Global Working Group on Surveillance of the International
It supports the development of behavioural risk factor surveillance (BRFS) as a tool for evidence-based public health, acknowledging the importance of this information source to inform, monitor and evaluate disease prevention and health promotion policies, services and interventions.
WARFS aims to
(1) integrate surveillance as a tool into the mainstream of health promotion work,
(2) finalise the definition and conceptual framework of behavioural risk factor surveillance BRFS
(3) serve as a reference for researchers, practitioners, and countries that are developing behavioural risk factor surveillance BRFS, and
(4) share findings, results and experiences
Submission of abstracts of research, policy-based and practice-based papers that support risk factor surveillance for evidence-based public health, demonstrating the importance of this information source to inform, monitor and evaluate disease prevention and health promotion policies, services and interventions.
All abstracts must be submitted electronically on or before 25 May, 2011 by completing the online submission form:
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