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Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases

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Current areas of work: 

1.      International Health Regulations (IHR)

2.      Communicable Diseases Surveillance

3.      National Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Plan (NIPPP) 

1.  International Health Regulations 

  • Strengthen national disease prevention, surveillance, control and response systems
  • Strengthen public health security in travel and transport
  • Strengthen WHO/PAHO global alert and response systems
  • Strengthen the management of specific risks

2.  Communicable Diseases (CD) Surveillance (including Tuberculosis Surveillance) 

  • CD surveillance design
  • CD surveillance training
  • CD surveillance assessment

3.  National Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Plan 

  • Promote the improvement, continual update and implementation of NIPPP
  • Strengthen capacity to detect and respond to any Pandemic Influenza Virus

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 September 2012 23:15

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