Epidemiological Bulletin National Epidemiological Surveillance System Single Information System
General Directorate of Epidemiology
The Epidemiological Bulletin of the National Epidemiological Surveillance System, the Unified Information System, is the official means of disseminating the morbidity of the National Epidemiological Surveillance System (SINAVE) and represents one of the main substantive activities of the General Directorate of Epidemiology. This document dates from 1880, and has evolved at the same pace as the epidemiological surveillance system in Mexico.
The document responds to subsection 10.1 of the NORMA Oficial Mexicana NOM-017-SSA2-2012, For epidemiological surveillance, which literally says "The information resulting from epidemiological surveillance should be disseminated through printed or electronic reports that favor accessibility to the data, in accordance with what is established in the informative appendix C and the corresponding manuals ". It also complies with the Internal Regulations of the Ministry of Health, which establishes in Chapter X, Article 32 Bis, paragraph XIII that the General Directorate of Epidemiology must "Disseminate, in a timely manner, the results and information generated by epidemiological surveillance actions. "
This bulletin fulfills the function of disseminating new cases of diseases subject to surveillance every week by sex, age group and federative entity, which is why it is considered the official means of dissemination of the National Committee for Epidemiological Surveillance (CONAVE) . It is published every week and disseminates information on 142 diseases subject to Epidemiological Surveillance in 68 pages, where an editorial is published, which includes a brief article that deals with current or ancient health topics of epidemiological interest, as well as an informative capsule allusive to the health theme that is being celebrated in the ephemeris calendar.
Epidemiological Bulletin National System of Epidemiological Surveillance Unique System of Information, by epidemiological week.