Deployment Health Surveillance Definition -

deployment health surveillance

Term Source: JP 4-02 (Health Service Support) ?

1.) The regular or repeated collection, analysis, archiving, interpretation, and distribution of health-related data used for monitoring the health of a population or of individuals, and for intervening in a timely manner to prevent, treat, or control the occurrence of disease or injury, which includes occupational and environmental health surveillance and medical surveillance subcomponents.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: logistics


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 4-02: Health Service Support, updated July 2012 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015

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