Los elementos esenciales de un programa de control de la sífilis
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If a syphilis control program is to be successful, it must have the essential elements including delegation of responsibilitiesThis applies directly to prostitution because if this is a problem in syphilis control, it is recommended that it be controlled by the police department not by the health servicesIn the same way, it will be necessary to provide physicians, laboratory technicians, nurses, interviewers and clerical personnel with intensive and continuing training so that the services are maintained at the level the program requiresAnother essential element is the national character of the administration and economic support which the program needs to have at all times if it is to be successful. In this regard, special attention must be given to the fundamental aspects of control when the budget available does not make it possible to use other procedures which, although they may be worthwhile, are expensiveFinally, it is advisable to frequently analyze the data obtained in the program in order to evaluate its success or failure, to review measures of the extent and distribution of the problemIt will also be advisable to aim professional training at private physicians, emphasizing the need for complete case reportingIt is hoped that the above-mentioned essential elements will be helpful in controlling the disease in countries interested in eradicating it(AU)
The essential elements of a syphilis control program
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