communicable disease

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a disease that can be communicated from one person to another

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The other resource links and documents highlight communicable disease and infestation topics from bed bugs to West Nile virus.
He stressed that chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension do not increase the risk of contracting communicable diseases, but they can increase the severity of the diseases' complications.
The first five chapters focus on theory that is core to the study of communicable diseases.
local health systems that fail to use epidemiological information for decision-making and provide little feedback to those who collect data and issue reports using such data (20) (significant manipulation of communicable disease data occurs in these countries: some disease cases are never reported, and even outbreaks of special pathogens have been controlled without reporting).
As lead nurse for Newcastle I am responsible for the health protection contribution to the prevention, surveillance, investigation and control of communicable disease in that area.
Improper treatment or nonidentification of an offender with a communicable disease has a significant impact on the correctional facility, as well as the surrounding community.
Guenael Rodier, the World Health Organization's director of communicable disease and response, recently admitted that the organization could have done a much better job of responding to SARS early this year by making an earlier public warning.
As passed, the ADA addresses infectious and communicable diseases and food handling employees in the following way:
Summary: DUBAI - Four men -- two Indians and two Pakistanis -- were each given six-month jail term and fined Dh1,000 by the Court of First Instance on Wednesday for involvement in the forgery of a health fitness certificate and use of the forged certificate to renew a visa for a man with a communicable disease.
Our health programmes are still frozen in the framework designed in the 1950s to tackle communicable disease.
Among the many communicable disease topics addressed in the "Control of Communicable Diseases Manual" are AIDS, hepatitis, influenza, polio, pneumonia, measles, mumps, sexually transmitted diseases and smallpox.
To the Editor: We were surprised and disappointed by the brevity of your article commemorating the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Communicable Disease Center (CDC) (1).
Included is contact data for services and organizations that can supply more information, and a section on communicable disease control measures in the countries of Europe.
FDA believes that, together with the establishment registration listing, donor screening and donor testing requirements, requirements for current tissue practice will increase the safety of HCT/Ps, and public confidence in their safety, by preventing the introduction, transmission and spread of communicable disease.
Also within this section are links to the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Outbreak Alert & Response Network, the WHO Department of Communicable Disease Surveillance and Response, the Weekly Epidemiological Record, and other WHO resources.
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