Combining different surveillance systems to assess the health problems in a community
Khalid Al Aboud ,Zaher Al Asmary, Waleed Jameel, Hamdan Al Osaimy , Yasser Al Zahrani, Awatef Al Sobiani, Samiah Abdul Salam.
Public Health Department, King Faisal Hospital;Makah, Saudi Arabia.
Address for correspondence
Dr. Khalid Al Aboud, MD,
P.O Box 5440
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