Prevention of Contagious Diseases
Send to yourself or a loved one. Email Address There was an error. Please try again. Scope of application of Act 1 This Act regulates the way in which the control of communicable diseases is organised and the procedure for the provision of health care services to infected persons hereinafter provision of medical care , and sets out the obligations of the state, local governments, legal persons and natural persons in the prevention and control of communicable diseases. Consent for provision of medical care 1 Medical care shall be provided to a person suffering from a communicable disease or to a person suspected of being infected with his or her consent. Third parties shall not prohibit or prevent the provision of emergency care.
methods of disease prevention and control
A few simple precautions can help you avoid getting sick with an infectious disease Published. August, 2016 Infections are caused by microscopic organisms known as pathogens—bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites—that enter the body, multiply, and interfere with normal functions. Infectious diseases are a leading cause of illness and death in the United States and around the world. For certain people--particularly those with underlying illnesses like heart disease or cancer, those who have serious injuries, or those who are taking medications that weaken the immune system—it's more difficult to avoid getting sick with an infection. Living in an affluent country like the United States, the threat we face from deadly viruses, bacteria, and parasites can seem remote, but these infectious microbes are ever present among us, according to Dr.