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Advocacy efforts, political commitment, aggressive social mobilization, and public awareness are crucial in coping against dengue.

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Coordination of regional initiatives, sustained prioritization and resourcing, and continuous advocacy with strong supportive evidence base is necessary to develop an integrated surveillance system across Asia.

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Digital surveillance involving real-time, customizable, web based information systems, allow monitoring of cases, alert outbreaks, identify resources and operational costs, determine efficacy of vector control strategies.

Join us at the 4th Asia Dengue Summit for more deep-dives into dengue disease outbreak management!

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Robust disease surveillance system is important to understand the epidemiological and clinical profiles of dengue and is a key to enhance epidemic preparedness and outbreak response capacity.

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Pitfalls in dengue diagnosis and management include:

  1. Lack Of Effective Communication With Caregivers
  2. Inadequate Diagnostic Tests And Medications
  3. Differential Diagnosis With Other Acute Febrile Illnesses
  4. Fluid Therapy
  5. Bleeding Tendency
  6. Organopathy.
     

For more insights this year, join us and the world's largest and fastest growing community of dengue researchers, healthcare professionals, and policymakers at the 4th Asia Dengue Summit, held in Jakarta Indonesia from 13th to 15th July 2019!

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"The paradigm shift in the severity of dengue cases is due to increase in viral virulence, point mutation leading to more organ involvement, prolonged fluid leakage and multi-organ failure."

Get more insights this year: join the world's largest and fastest growing community of dengue researchers, healthcare professionals, and policymakers at the 4th Asia Dengue Summit, held in Jakarta Indonesia from 13th to 15th July 2019.

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Insight #3 from the 3rd Asia Dengue Summit 2018 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia): Proactive management of dengue involves a multi-disciplinary effort with team training, rehearsal of skills from triage to ICU team, and early recognition, monitoring, and management of fluid therapy.

Join the world's largest and fastest growing community of dengue researchers, healthcare professionals, and policymakers at the 4th Asia Dengue Summit, held in Jakarta Indonesia from 13th to 15th July 2019.

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Silent dengue infection in asymptomatic individuals constitutes the unrecognized disease in the community, which is responsible for constant prevalence of the disease. Asymptomatic individuals can transmit the dengue virus to mosquitoes and are remarkably more infectious to mosquitoes than clinically symptomatic patients! Join us at this year's Asia Dengue Summit for more dengue-related critical insights and clinical findings! Sign up at http://bit.ly/2XlNDjW

 

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How should the policymakers and public health leaders in Asia take on the looming dengue epidemic in the years ahead? The answers can be found in our annual meeting.

To help recap what happened last year, we have created an easy-to-digest set of infographics that summarize the key messages from the 3rd Asia Dengue Summit held in Malaysia.

Here's the first of the 15 to come as we gear up for the 4th Asia Dengue Summit! Log on to our website at www.asiadenguesummit.org to get the full-sized version in one convenient file!

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Image: 3D cross section of a Dengue virus showing structural components. Source: Girish Khera, Scientific Animations - http://www.scientificanimations.com/

Asia Dengue Summit, 15 April 2019 - Two separate news reports over the first few weeks of April (The Jakarta Times and CNA), revealed that the dengue fever burden in Singapore and Indonesia has already soared past epidemic levels over the first quarter of 2019. 

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