This book compares the methods of surveillance, prevention and control of communicable diseases in countries selected for their different situations and approaches. Based on a comprehensive study including local interviews with key individuals, supported by relevant reports and documents, it highlights the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches and suggests practical improvements for change. Consultants, public health professionals, nurses and support staff with an interest in communicable disease control will find this book to be valuable reading.
The new plagues. An integrated approach. Surveillance. Prevention. Control. Reflection: what can be learned? Appendices.