The National Institute for Communicable Diseases

A national public health institute serving South African healthcare workers, policy makers and the general public by providing science-based, up-to-date information and articles related to communicable diseases, within the context of disease prevention on the African continent.


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The NICD is part of the VSN a global network of websites, established by the World Health Organization, that provides reliable information on vaccine safety. It is a network of a diverse group of digital information resources (websites and social media), VSN members, located in countries around the world and providing scientifically based information on vaccine safety in various languages.