Reports are methods of sharing data. Gulf CDC reports may cover a broad range of relevant in-depth information or concentrate solely on a specific dataset of one disease, health event, risk, or the outcomes of a prevention program/research.
These reports are useful tools that support the processes of identifying epidemics with a common source (such as food-borne illnesses) and assessing prevention and control programs/initiatives (e.g., for vaccine-preventable diseases).
Reports are also important for different public heath activities such as:
• Decision making