Epidemiology Paper Examples

Pandemic Flu Planning

Recommended epidemic control steps A flu pandemic can be controlled through four steps that would be aimed at reducing the rate of spread of the disease and reducing its impact on the community. The steps are useful if an outbreak is detected early before it could have explosive growth (Interim Pre-pandemic Planning Guidance, 2007). If […]

5 years Strategic Plan for HIV prevention in Swaziland

Executive Summary The issue of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) spread and infections is an international concern with nations across the globe endeavouring to provide a long-term sustainable solution in combating this pandemic. The HIV issue has been a constant problem that has elicited national debates and called for serious interventions to secure the world’s population […]

Control of Tuberculosis in Swaziland

TB Problem Tuberculosis (TB) is potentially dangerous infectious disease caused by “different strains of mycobacterium, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis”.1 In most cases, TB affects the lungs. Infected people may spread TB bacteria to others through spitting, sneezing, and coughing respiratory tiny droplets. Most TB infections do not have obvious symptoms and tend to be latent. However, […]