Communicable Diseases Control

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Author(s)
Edited for The Singapore FETP Enterprise by Steven PL Ooi. Associate editors: Irving Charles Boudville, Monica Chan, and Nancy WS Tee.
Date published
Aug, 2020
Last updated
30 Sep 2020

Summary

The Singapore Field Epidemiology Training Program (S-FETP) has published the tenth anniversary edition of Communicable Diseases Control, a primer and reference manual with unique perspectives from Singapore on communicable disease control for the medical and public health communities.

Topics include:

  • Community preparedness and health protection
  • Urban health security
  • Surveillance and outbreak response
  • Healthcare epidemiology
  • Control of antimicrobial resistance
  • Vaccinations and travel medicine
  • Multisectoral field epidemiology training
  • International health regulations
  • Experiencing a public health emergency
  • The A to Z of communicable diseases control:
    • Anthrax
    • Botulism
    • Brucellosis
    • Campylobacterioisis
    • Chickenpox
    • Chikungunya fever
    • Cholera
    • Conjunctivitis, viral and bacterial
    • Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
    • Dengue
    • Diphtheria
    • Ebola virus disease
    • Erythema infectiosum (fifth disease)
    • Food-borne illness and food poisoning
    • Group A streptococcal infection
    • Group B streptococcal infection
    • Haemophilus influenzae type b disease
    • Hand, foot and mouth disease
    • Hantavirus infection
    • Human immunodeficiency virus infection
    • Influenza, avian
    • Influenza, human
    • Japanese encephalitis
    • Legionellosis
    • Leprosy
    • Leptospirosis
    • Listeriosis
    • Malaria
    • Measles
    • Melioidosis
    • Meningococcal disease
    • Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS)
    • Monkeypox
    • Mumps
    • Nipah virus infection
    • Parechovirus infection
    • Pertussis
    • Plague
    • Pneumococcal disease, invasive
    • Poliomyelitis
    • Rabies
    • Rubella
    • Salmonellosis, non-typhoidal
    • Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
    • Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome
    • Sexually transmitted infections
    • Shigellosis (bacillary dysentry)
    • Smallpox
    • Tetanus
    • Tuberculosis
    • Tularemia
    • Typhoid and paratyphoid fever (enteric fevers)
    • Typhus
    • Viral hepatitis
    • West Nile virus infection
    • Yellow fever
    • Zika virus infection
  • Communicable diseases notification
  • Post-exposure prophylaxis
  • Vaccination programme implementation
  • Global health maps