Infectious diseases and control
An infectious disease is defined as an illness or disease due to a pathogen or its toxic product, which occurs through the transmission from an infected person, an infected animal, or an object to a susceptible host. Person with suppressed immune system have greater risk for infections. Control of infectious diseases aimed at actions and programmes towards reducing the incidence of new infectious diseases, reducing the prevalence by shortening the duration of infectious disease and reducing or eliminating the long term impairments.
- Track 1-1 Communicable diseases
- Track 2-2 Morbidity, Disability, Mobility
- Track 3-3 Tetanus
- Track 4-4 Signs and symptoms
- Track 5-5 Agent, Transmission and host