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  • definitions
  • As part of the update, we are updating two existing definitions and adding eight new definitions to clarify existing provisions, as well as updating regulations to reflect the most recent Executive Order addressing quarantinable communicable diseases. (federalregister.gov)
  • Programme
  • At the moment, the National Immunisation Programme vaccinates the population against 13 fatal diseases. (dailynews.lk)
  • Diamond will contribute to the fight against these diseases through its user programme, which gives academic and industrial researchers access to state-of-the-art macromolecular crystallography (MX) beamlines . (diamond.ac.uk)
  • Ontario
  • As a member of the Communicable Disease Control Department, the CDC Nurse works under the direction of the Director, the Assistant Director, and Manager, and is responsible for the implementation of specified mandatory programs (Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) December 1997) according to MOHLTC protocols and guidelines and Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit Policies and Procedures. (ohpe.ca)
  • Zika
  • A new Zika chapter updates the venerable reference book, which now contains key information about the occurrence, transmission and control of more than 130 infectious diseases globally. (apha.org)
  • Zika is a disease caused by a virus that spreads to people mostly from the bites of a special type of mosquito, Aedes mosquitoes . (lacounty.gov)
  • spread
  • Communicable diseases (CD) are illnesses that are often spread from person to person, but can also be spread through food, water and animals. (fnha.ca)
  • The Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services has statutory responsibility for preventing the introduction, transmission, and spread of communicable diseases in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • In the UK, a parliamentary House of Lords Select Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the effectiveness of action by intergovernmental organisations to control the spread of infectious diseases. (diamond.ac.uk)
  • 1 Notably though, while global tobacco control offers one of the few proven strategies for NCD control, its successes have not been spread equally around the world. (bmj.com)
  • implementation
  • 2 3 This picture should spur action in both tobacco control and NCD civil society to promote a human rights-based approach that preferentially emphasises equity, access and implementation of both evidence-based treatments and policies. (bmj.com)
  • tobacco
  • Wipfli and Samet incisively describe the many challenges that the global non-communicable disease (NCD) movement faces, and the lessons tobacco control can offer it. (bmj.com)
  • Stunning successes in reducing high tobacco use in the USA, Western Europe and Latin America stand in tandem with the large and often growing burdens of use and tobacco-induced disease in East Asia, parts of the former Soviet Union and Africa. (bmj.com)
  • Tobacco control advocates should move beyond the stale debate around the cost-effectiveness of individual treatment versus population-based tobacco control measures. (bmj.com)
  • education
  • If Member States are to address these problems effectively they cannot waste time and resources on unsustainable, unaffordable and ineffective solutions - bottled water, industry sponsored education, processed 'medical' foods claiming to cure diseases. (babymilkaction.org)