Infection epidemiological yearbook
An Infection Epidemiological Yearbook (IEJ) contains the national evaluations of the reported data on all documented infections and their distribution areas and periods within a year.
The aim of an academic yearbook is to provide a qualified interim report on the results of the data surveys, statistical evaluations and studies that have occurred in the recorded period . For infection epidemiology , this means that the reported data collected in the German health authorities and clinics, the statistics, control measures and prevention concepts and their results compiled from them by the central research institute responsible for Germany, the Robert Koch Institute , and their results in the yearbook of the (specialist) To be submitted to the public.
The Robert Koch Institute calls the IEJ published by them a "prerequisite for the development and assessment of health policy prevention concepts and for effective control measures to protect the population".