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Author: Helene Toiv
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: capacity, could, strengthen, surveillance, laboratory, needed, infectious, diseases, consensus, emerging
Number of Pages: 81
Published: 1999-04
ISBN-10: 0756700299
ISBN-13: 9780756700294

Outbreaks over the last decade illustrate that emerging infectious diseases (EID) remain a serious public health threat. The resurgence of some EID is particularly alarming because previously effective forms of control are breaking down. This report examines America's surveillance network & focuses on the contribution of laboratories, since new technology gives them an increasingly important role in identifying pathogens & the sources of outbreaks. The report: determines the extent to which states conduct public health surveillance & laboratory testing of selected EID; & identifies the problem

Author: Ki Moon Bang
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: surveillance, report, disease, lung, related, work
Number of Pages: 378
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437918743
ISBN-13: 9781437918748

The seventh in a series of occupational respiratory disease surveillance reports produced by the Nat. Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). It presents summary tables and figures of occupational respiratory disease surveillance data focusing on various occupationally-relevant respiratory diseases, including pneumoconiosis, occupational asthma and other airways diseases, and several other respiratory conditions. For many of these diseases, selected data on related exposures are also presented. Extensive charts and tables.

Author: Gina Stevens
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: wiretapping, electronic, eavesdropping, governing, statutes, overview, federal, privacy
Number of Pages: 179
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437926975
ISBN-13: 9781437926972

An overview of fed. law governing wiretapping and electronic eavesdropping. It also appends citations to state law in the area and contains a biblio. of legal commentary as well as the text of the Electronic Commun. Privacy Act (ECPA) and the Foreign Intell. Surveillance Act. The govżt. has been given narrowly confined authority to engage in electronic surveillance, conduct physical searches, install and use pen registers and trap and trace devices for law enforcement purposes under the ECPA and for purposes of foreign intelligence gathering under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Th

Author: Glenn A. Fine
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: program, surveillance, presidents, report, unclassified
Number of Pages: 43
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437921655
ISBN-13: 9781437921656

An unclassified report by five Inspectors General (IGs) on the żunprecedented collection activitiesż by U.S. intell. agencies after the 9/11 terror attacks. The IGs include: Glenn Fine, Dept. of Justice; Gordon Heddell, DoD; Patricia Lewis, CIA; George Ellard, NSA; and Roslyn Mazer, Office of the Dir. of Nat. Intell. This unclassified report on the President's Surveillance Program (PSP) summarizes the results of their reviews. Contents: (1) Intro.; (2) Inception of the PSP; (3) Implementation of the PSP; (4) Legal Assessment of the PSP; (5) Transition of Certain Program Activities to Foreign

Author: Marcia Crosse
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: device, inspections, manufacturing, establishments, testimony, congressional, surveillance, postmarket, shortcomings, devices, fda, premarket, review, medical
Number of Pages: 22
Published: 2010-05
ISBN-10: 1437918212
ISBN-13: 9781437918212

Americans depend on FDA to provide assurance that medical devices (MD) sold in the U.S. are safe and effective. FDA classifies MD types into 3 classes, with class I: those with the lowest risk to patients (such as forceps) and class III: those with the greatest risk (such as pacemakers). FDA's responsibilities include premarket and postmarket oversight -- spanning, for ex., both premarket review of MD and postmarket surveillance. These responsibilities apply to all devices marketed in the U.S., regardless of whether they are manufactured domestically or overseas. This testimony relates to FDA'

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: rights, activists, civil, surveillance, assassination, kennedy
Number of Pages: 492
Published: 1997-08
ISBN-10: 0788173596
ISBN-13: 9780788173592

Contains a selection of documents that relate to the surveillance of civil rights activists that have been made available by the Kennedy Assassination Review Board. Originating from various U.S. Army installations, the reports detail individual occurrences of civil rights activism, primarily in the southern U.S., in 1963. These are copies of the original documents and contain, in addition to information on the participants and location of each incident, a brief narrative describing the events and actions taken.

Author: Dennis Broeders
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: migrants, germany, netherlands, irregular, surveillance, anonymity, digital, breaking
Number of Pages: 231
Published: 2009-01-01
ISBN-10: 9089641599
ISBN-13: 9789089641595

Because borders alone cannot stop irregular migration, the European Union is turning more and more to internal control measures. Through surveillance, member states aim to exclude irregular migrants from societal institutions, thereby discouraging their stay or deporting those who are apprehended. And yet, states cannot expel immigrants who remain anonymous. Identification has thus become key. Breaking Down Anonymity shows how digital surveillance is becoming a prime instrument of identification and exclusion policies towards irregular migrants. To support this claim, the study charts policy d
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