Infectious Disease Control & Preventive Medicine
Preventive Medicine is practiced by all physicians to keep their patients healthy. It is also a unique medical specialty that focuses on the health of individuals, communities and defined populations. Its goal is to protect, promote, and maintain health and wellbeing and to prevent disease, disability and death.
We have a systematic and routine collection of information from projects and programs for four main purposes:
- To learn from experiences to improve practices and activities in the future;
- To have internal and external accountability of the resources used and the results obtained;
- To take informed decisions on the future of the initiative;
- To promote empowerment of beneficiaries of the initiative.
After thorough review of the disease progress, we proceed to draw conclusions on five main aspects of the intervention:
Infectious diseases, from flu to smallpox, affect all of us at one time or another. Through the Infectious Disease Division (IDEPC), we monitor the occurrence of infectious diseases, develop strategies for preventing and controlling disease, and work to put those strategies into action.
You can refer to the following websites for more information about Disease Prevention and Infection Control: