diseases account for approximately 25% of deaths in most Latin American and Caribbean countries; illness from communicable
diseases reaches 40% in developing countries.
He said that for the prevention of communicable
diseases after floods, it is important to know the factors causing them, modes of transmission, management of the infectious diseases, and then different preventative interventions to control the spread of communicable
Although Chaturvedi emphasised the importance of washing one's hands to avoid catching communicable
diseases, he did clarify that one must not reach a point of obsession either.
In addition, for more effective prevention against the spread of communicable
diseases in the campus, schools should assign designated staff or a crisis management team to coordinate and oversee matters relating to the hygienic conditions of the school environment and to brief students/staff and parents on the relevant preventive measures.
The associations are calling on the state legislature to invest $5 million in communicable
disease funding over the upcoming two-year budget cycle, which would amount to less than $1 per capita.
He added the health personnel on site for the control of outbreak of communicable
diseases should be knowing how to carry out primary investigation and then on the basis of that investigation confirm the presence of pathogens and then with the treatment and prevention procedures.
The cabinet resolution also includes the measures that ought to be followed when any of the listed communicable
diseases are discovered and how to fight it.
It was then classified into communicable
diseases and others.
government actor warrants meaningful review of communicable
Rumours of a communicable
illness began to circulate among parents as news of the tragedy spread.
The meeting will deliberate on a roadmap for strengthening collaboration among SAARC countries on a number of issues and challenges faced by them," said an official statement, adding: " Some of the prominent health issues to be discussed include prevention and control of communicable
and non- communicable
diseases, disease surveillance network, health infrastructure, human resources for health, immunisation for vaccine preventable diseases, HIV/ AIDS, mental health and others.
The Minister said that the health system in Syria has managed during the past three decades to eliminate a number of contagious and communicable
diseases in Syria such as malaria, schistosomiasis, and smallpox, in addition to making progress in eliminating measles and other deadly diseases, but the advent of terrorists from over 80 countries -- some of which came from areas rife with diseases -- has had a detrimental effect on the health sector, not to mention the methodical terrorist attacks against the health sector's infrastructure.