Disease Control in Humanitarian Emergencies

Afghanistan and neighbouring countries

Communicable disease epidemiological profile

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Authors:
World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 52
Publication date: 2002
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/CDS/2002.7

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Overview

The communicable disease epidemiological country profile aims to provide: up-to-date information on the major communicable disease threats faced by resident and displaced populations in countries affected by chronic humanitarian emergencies, background information on the emergency, national health indicators and comprehensive communicable disease information sources. The target audience are public health professionals working within these countries assisting with communicable disease prevention and control activities.