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World Health Organization : Year 2005 ; Communicable Diseases and Emerging Infectious Diseases ; Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases Dce 2005A, Pages Rofile: Angola ; Communicable Disease Toolkit

By J. W. Lee, Dr.

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 2005 ; Communicable Diseases and Emerging Infectious Diseases ; Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases Dce 2005A, Pages Rofile: Angola ; Communicable Disease Toolkit  
Author: J. W. Lee, Dr.
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Publisher: World Health Organization

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Lee, Dr, J. W. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 2005 ; Communicable Diseases and Emerging Infectious Diseases ; Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases Dce 2005A, Pages Rofile. Retrieved from http://worldebooklibrary.com/


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Introduction The purpose of this document is to provide public health professionals working in Angola with up-todate information on the major communicable disease threats faced by the population. The list of endemic and epidemic-prone diseases has been selected on the basis of the burden of morbidity and mortality. Diseases for which there are global eradication or elimination goals are also included. The document outlines the burden of communicable diseases in Angola for which data are available, provides data on recent outbreaks in the country and presents disease-specific guidelines on the prevention and control of these diseases.

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CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 3 INTRODUCTION 6 1. ACUTE LOWER RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS (ALRI) 7 2. AFRICAN TRYPANOSOMIASIS (SLEEPING SICKNESS) 10 3. BACILLARY DYSENTERY (SHIGELLOSIS) 15 4. CHOLERA 18 5. DIARRHOEAL DISEASES (OTHERS) 22 6. DIPHTHERIA 25 7. EBOLA AND MARBURG HAEMORRHAGIC FEVERS 29 8. HIV/AIDS 34 9. INFLUENZA 44 10. LEPROSY 49 11. LYMPHATIC FILARIASIS 52 12. MALARIA 56 13. MEASLES 63 14. MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE 67 15. MONKEYPOX 72 16. ONCHOCERCIASIS (RIVER BLINDNESS) 74 17. PERTUSSIS (WHOOPING COUGH) 79 18. PLAGUE 83 19. POLIOMYELITIS 87 20. RABIES 93 21. SCHISTOSOMIASIS (BILHARZIASIS) 96 22. SOIL-TRANSMITTED HELMINTHIASES 101 23. TUBERCULOSIS 105 24. TYPHOID FEVER 117 25. YELLOW FEVER 119 APPENDIX 1: FLOWCHARTS FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES 122 APPENDIX 2: STEPS IN OUTBREAK MANAGEMENT 128 APPENDIX 3: SAFE WATER AND SANITATION 129 APPENDIX 4: INJECTION SAFETY 130 APPENDIX 5: KEY CONTACTS FOR ANGOLA 131 APPENDIX 6: LIST OF WHO GUIDELINES ON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES 134 APPENDIX 7: IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE FOR ANGOLA 137 APPENDIX 8: MAP OF ANGOLA 138 APPENDIX 9: POPULATION OF ANGOLA, 2005?2015 139 APPENDIX 10: BASIC HEALTH INDICATORS IN ANGOLA 140

 

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