Work plan 2014-2015

 

  • To continue the establishment of a formal WARFS network and working group liaison with IUHPE in order to integrate surveillance as a tool into the mainstream of health promotion work.
  • To disseminate the White Paper so that the framework, objectives, guidelines and standards for risk factor surveillance are shared globally.
  • To serve as a reference for researchers, BRF practitioners, and countries that are developing risk factor surveillance systems:
    - by serving as a clearing house for requests for technical assistance on risk factor surveillance.
  • To provide forums for discussion, debate and shared learning:
    - by assisting with organization of the 2015 International WARFS conference
    - by establishing the International Scientific Committee for the 2015 conference.
  • To encourage communication, debate, collaboration about WARFS activities:
    - by use of the WARFS web site (
    WARFS.info)
    - by use of the WARFS blog site (found at
    WARFS.info).
  • To identify priority areas for future development in risk factor surveillance.
  • To encourage and facilitate the publication of papers, chapters and books that contributes to risk factor surveillance.