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communicable

(of a disease or its causative agent) capable of being passed on readily
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The Control of Communicable Diseases Manual (CCDM) is revised and republished every several years to provide the most current information and recommendations for communicable-disease prevention.
Rumours of a communicable illness began to circulate among parents as news of the tragedy spread.
A Product and Pipeline Analysis of the Global Immunoglobulin Market : Trends in Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases Drug Pipeline
The Saudi health facilities are well equipped to address such communicable diseases," the minister said in reply to KUNA question on the sidelines of the 62nd session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean.
INDIA is hosting the fifth meeting of the SAARC health ministers in New Delhi on April 8 to deliberate on key issues including HIV/ AIDS, prevention of communicable and non- communicable diseases, besides strengthening collaborations among the nations.
Dr Mohamed bin Hamad al-Thani, director of SCH's public health department, said such campaigns are held annually to protect school students from communicable diseases.
Damascus, SANA -- Health Minister Nizar Yazigi stressed the need to coordinate efforts in terms of contagious and communicable diseases warning program, response, and precautionary steps, particularly during winter.
8220;In fact, non-communicable diseases in adult populations have surpassed communicable diseases in children as the leading cause of death in Latin America and the Caribbean.
New Delhi, July 18, ( ANI ): Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly) released a National White Paper on tackling NCDs (Non Communicable Diseases) within Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs) at the 2nd National NCD Summit today.
Respiratory diseases rank the highest among the most common communicable diseases contracted in the summer season and during traveling.
And to spread the awareness of the deadly virus, along with other communicable diseases, the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) is currently holding a workshop jointly with the World Health Organization (WHO) to upgrade health professionals' readiness to contain such diseases.