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notifiable

 [no″tĭ-fi´ah-b'l]
necessary to be reported to the board of health.
notifiable disease one required to be reported to federal, state, or local health officials when diagnosed, because of infectiousness, severity, or frequency of occurrence.

notifiable

/no·ti·fi·a·ble/ (no″tĭ-fi´ah-b'l) necessary to be reported to a government health agency.

notifiable

Etymology: L, nota, mark, facere, to make
pertaining to certain conditions, diseases, and events that must, by law, be reported to a governmental agency, such as birth, death, smallpox, certain other communicable diseases, and certain violations of public health regulations.

notifiable

necessary to be reported to the relevant government authority. Said of individual diseases.
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Likewise, the State shall endeavor to 1) protect the people from public health threats through the efficient and effective disease surveillance of notifiable diseases, including emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, diseases for elimination and eradication, epidemics and health events of public health concern; and 2) provide effective response system in compliance with the 2005 International Health Regulations (IHR) of the World Health Organization (WHO).
In addition, the webpage provides the following resources: documentation for NNDSS infectious diseases and noninfectious conditions and disease outbreaks, including how the data are collected, reported, and finalized; publication criteria; notes about interpreting data; and the list of notifiable conditions by year.
It is classified as notifiable as it is highly contagious amongst birds but is thought to also have human health risks.
Submission on regulations relating to communicable diseases and the notification of notifiable medical conditions.
Will making TB a notifiable disease really help us reach these unreached populations - is a big question to which we see no clear answer.
Assistant Chief Constable Judith Gillespie, who is responsible for the scheme, added: "The Registration of Notifiable Memberships should be seen as a positive step, promoting openness and transparency and enabling the police to address the diverse perceptions reflected in the community.
Canadian notifiable diseases surveillance data generated by local, provincial, and federal sources provided evidence for the occurrence of two as-yet unreported malaria epidemics in Canada in the last decade.
But he added that with only six cases so far in the UK,making it a notifiable disease would not help prevent its spread.
In 1879, a specific Congressional appropriation was made for collecting and publishing reports of these notifiable diseases.
The House of Representatives, through viva voce voting, has approved House Bill 7134, seeking to provide policies and prescribe procedures on surveillance and response to notifiable diseases, epidemics, and health events of public health concern.
To improve the usability, availability, quality, and timeliness of surveillance data as part of the CDC Surveillance Strategy (1), CDC will provide users a convenient way to access notifiable infectious and noninfectious disease data through the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS) website.
However, as strangles is not a notifiable disease, private vets are on the front line.