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.
Diseases A-Z Index
Every doctor or nurse (health care provider) laboratory and medical schemes in both the public and private health sector who diagnoses a patient with any one of the NMC must report the case.
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.
Most after-travel illnesses become apparent soon after returning from abroad, but incubation periods vary, and some syndromes can present months to years after initial infection.