Press Room

Press RoomThe Press Room provides resources for journalists and media practioners  who want information about the NICD and its work. This includes the latest news, press releases and alerts on public health information. The media are very important partners in getting our messages across as they reach a very large audience and they play a pivotal role in assisting the NICD fulfil its mandate of responding to outbreaks and providing surveillance on communicable diseases.


Alerts provide information in a brief and more factual  and succinct manner - on breaking news,press conferences and important announcements.



Scan recent information and press mentions available to keep our stakeholders on track of the daily news agenda as it unfolds, and pinpoint information specifically related to the health sector.


Press Releases

The NICD issues press releases on outbreaks and other communicable disease related information in order to increase awareness so that the public makes informed decisions regarding their health.