DEPARTMENT OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE CONTROL AND PREPAREDNESS


In Somalia, infectious diseases such as diarrheal diseases, influenza and pneumonia, and tuberculosis are among the leading causes of death. The Infectious Disease and Control (IDC) department at the NIH is committed to addressing these challenges by improving surveillance, emergency preparedness and response.  The IDC department is comprised of three sections:

    • Section of Infectious Disease Surveilance

    • Section of National Public Health Reference Laboratory

    • Section of Emergency Preparedness and Response

 

 

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