Monitoring communicable diseases throughout South Africa and the African continent
Communicable diseases outbreak, and epidemic monitoring and response
Collect, analyse and interpret relevant data on communicable diseases


The national institute for communicable diseases (NICD)

Is a resource of knowledge and expertise in regionally relevant communicable diseases to the South African Government, to SADC countries and the African continent.

The NICD offers a variety of training programmes in the different areas of public health, including Field Epidemiology Training.

The Communicable diseases communiqué is published on a monthly basis for the purpose of providing up-to-date information on communicable diseases in South Africa. 

The primary goal of this World TB Day is to educate and inform people about the realities of the disease. And secondly to destigmatise TB and encourage testing.  

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