This article addresses the necessity for a data tracking system for selected Hemoglobinopathies that help public health systems identify and monitor individuals. A model for surveillance was developed that could help state systems in need of such a program.
Title: State-based Surveillance for Selected Hemoglobinopathies
Date: July 3, 2014
Authors: Mary M. Hulihan MPH, Lisa Feuchtbaum DrPH, Lanetta Jordan MD, Russell S. Kirby PhD, Angela Snyder PhD, William Young PhD, Yvonne Greene MPH, Joseph Telfair DrPH, Ying Wang PhD, William Cramer MPH, Ellen M. Werner PhD, Kristy Kenney MPH, Melissa Creary MPH & Althea M. Grant PhD