communicable disease


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Noun1.communicable disease - a disease that can be communicated from one person to another
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
contagion, contagious disease - any disease easily transmitted by contact
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
cold, common cold - a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs); "will they never find a cure for the common cold?"
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If a suspected outbreak of communicable disease occurs in school or there is an increasing trend or unusual situation in the number of persons taking sick leave with similar symptoms or due to the same infectious disease (for example, three or more students in the same class develop symptoms of respiratory tract infections within a short time), schools should report the case to the Central Notification Office of CHP immediately (Fax No.
This review focuses at highlighting the importance of Food Exchange List in cultural perspective, as an effective dietary tool to help individuals' manage their dietary modifications in relation to non communicable diseases whilst specifying measures that can help improve the quality of Food Exchange Lists for combating various non communicable diseases and addressing adherence related issues to specialized diets.
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.
ISLAMABAD -- Health experts on Sunday said that long-term disaster preparedness plans should be designed to protect the citizens from communicable diseases and avoid disease outbreak.
The UAE cabinet has passed a resolution to amend the law on communicable diseases in the country.
Medical expert Dr Wasim Khawaja from Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) said communicable diseases are easily transmitted in high-risk areas by use of unsafe water for drinking and deteriorated health conditions of the affected population.
The seasonal trend of four most common communicable diseases (Fig.
Treating behavior as if it were a communicable disease is problematic," I noted, since "behavior cannot be transmitted to other people against their will .
Hamad Medical Corporation's ( HMC) Communicable Diseases Unit and the Supreme Council of Health's (SCH) Medical Commission Department are working hard to keep communicable diseases at bay, a top doctor has said.
Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Control: a Global Perspective is designed as a compact reference guide and framework to assist in understanding the plethora of communicable diseases by grouping these according to common modes of transmission, which in turn often defines interventions for control.
The factors that increase the risk of communicable disease outbreaks and epidemics in Central Asia include:

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