The Georgian National Health Policy, adopted in 1999, declares the reduction of communicable and socially dangerous diseases a major priority for maintaining and improving the health of the Georgian population over the next decade. This report helps Georgian health workers comply with the above goal. It outlines how to identify and register cases of infectious diseases; confirm and classify cases; notify and report; analyze data; investigate outbreaks; and use available information for making decisions to prevent and control infectious diseases and improve the functioning of the surveillance system.

Corporate author(s): Partners for Health ReformPlus (PHRPlus); Georgia Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Affairs; Georgia National Center for Disease Control; Curatio International Foundation; WHO/EURO

Publication date: 2005

Related regions: Eastern Europe

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