Disease Control in Humanitarian Emergencies


Communicable disease epidemiological profile

World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 141
Publication date: 2005
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/CDS/NTD/DCE/2005.a



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.