Surveillance and Control of Communicable Diseases: Guidelines for Public Health Services in Georgia

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.

Publication date: January 2005

Available materials

    1. Surveillance and Control of Communicable Diseases: Guidelines for Public Health Services in Georgia (entire manual) 931.8 KB PDF
    2. Surveillance and Control of Communicable Diseases: Guidelines for Public Health Services in Georgia: Front matter through Section 9 378.6 KB PDF
    3. Surveillance and Control of Communicable Diseases: Guidelines for Public Health Services in Georgia: Section 10 536.2 KB PDF
    4. Surveillance and Control of Communicable Diseases: Guidelines for Public Health Services in Georgia: Annexes 202.2 KB PDF