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Health Surveillance and Disease 
Prevention and ControlThis fact sheet outlines the mission, focus, and priority areas of the PAHO Technical Area for Health Surveillance and Disease Prevention and Control (AD/HSD), which includes four Technical Projects and one Regional Pan American Center under its umbrella:

  • Communicable Diseases (AD/HSD/CD)
  • Chronic Diseases (AD/HSD/NC)
  • IHR, Alert and Response and Epidemic Diseases (AD/HSD/IR)
  • Health Information and Analysis (AD/HSD/HA)
  • Veterinary Public Health (AD/HSD/VP) 
      • PANAFTOSA, under AD/HSD/VP (seat of activities in the area of zoonoses and animal health and food safety)

Each Technical Project is headed by a Project Coordinator / Senior Advisor and encompasses several teams, each headed by a Regional Advisor.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2011 14:19

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