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Communicable Disease Division, SEB

   
The Epidemiology Section maintains a comprehensive network of This link will open in a new windowcommunicable disease notifications, conducts detailed epidemiological investigations on disease outbreaks and institutes appropriate control measures and health advice to stop disease propagation.
   
The Communicable Disease Surveillance Section serves to collect, collate, analyse and disseminate surveillance data on communicable diseases. It conducts surveillance on statutorily notifiable diseases and other infections of public health significance and coordinates the operation of a sentinel surveillance system that monitors the trends of influenza-like-illness, hand-foot-and-mouth disease, antibiotic resistance, acute conjunctivitis and acute diarrhoeal diseases in the community.
   
Please visit the This link will open in a new windowCentre for Health Protection website for more information on communicable diseases, including related This link will open in a new windowhealth topics, This link will open in a new windowstatistics, This link will open in a new windowrecommendations, This link will open in a new windowguidelines, This link will open in a new windowpublications, etc.

 

  Last Revision Date : 03 Aug 2007