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Office of Border Health
Border Infectious Disease Surveillance (BIDS)
The BIDS project originally began with nine clinical facilities in four geographically grouped sister cities along the US-Mexico border region, shown in the figure below.
- 2000-present—BIDS has been building an active surveillance system with a network of sentinel sites along the U.S.-Mexico border region
- 1999—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Mexican Secretariat de Salud, and border health officials collaboratively began the development of the BIDS project.
- 1997—The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) and the United States-Mexico Border Health Association passed resolutions to support surveillance of infectious diseases along the US-Mexico border region.