Western Pacific Surveillance and Response

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Western Pacific Surveillance and Response Journal (WPSAR) is a peer review journal on the surveillance of and response to public health events in the Western Pacific Region. Public health events may be acute or ongoing and can fall under any of the following areas: communicable diseases, natural disasters, food safety, bioterrorism, and chemical and radiological events. Other events and topics may also be considered.

WPSAR is an open access journal and is free of charge for both readers and authors. It is also a continuous publication which means articles will be published as soon as they have completed the review and editing process. Rapid publication will be considered for articles describing ongoing outbreaks or relevant public health events.

All WPSAR articles are indexed in the PubMed/MEDLINE, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Western Pacific Region Index Medicus (WPRIM/APAMED central), EBSCO and Google Scholar.

All articles are available under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 IGO licence (CC BY 3.0 IG0).


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Original Research

Gap in measles vaccination coverage among children aged 9 months to 10 years in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 2014
Hoang Quoc Cuong, Ho Xuan Nguyen, Pham Van Hau, Nguyen Le Khanh Ha, Phan Trong Lan, Anthony Mounts and Tran Minh Nhu Nguyen
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Regional Analysis

Diphtheria diagnostic capacity in the Western Pacific Region
Santosh Gurung, Amy Trindall, Lucy Reeve, Adroulla Efstratiou and Varja Grabovac
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Original Research

Spatial distribution of tuberculosis in a rural region of Western Province, Papua New Guinea
Tanya Diefenbach-Elstob, Vanina Guernier-Cambert, Bisato Gula, Robert Dowi, Daniel Pelowa, William Pomat, Catherine Rush, David Plummer, Emma McBryde, and Jeffrey Warner
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