Session: Infectious, chronic diseases and prevention

Infectious, chronic diseases and prevention


Pathogenic microorganisms like bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi cause infectious diseases, these diseases can spread directly or indirectly from person to person. Zoonotic diseases are animal infectious diseases which will cause disease from transmitted to humans. A chronic disease may be a condition which will be monitored for months with treatment. Asthma, diabetes, and depression are common examples. Within the management of chronic diseases, early diagnosis is vital and helpful.

ØInfection prevention and control guidelines
ØVaccines/preventive vaccine for infectious diseases
ØGlobal eradication of diseases