Theme 11

Reducing Communicable Disease Burden

Reducing infectious diseases like HIV, AIDS, Dengue Malaria, Typhoid, Hepatitis, Jaundice, Leptospirosis, Diarrhoeal Diseases, Amoebiasis, Cholera, Brucellosis, Hookworm Infection, Leishmaniasis, Influenza, Filariasis, Tuberculosis, nosocomial infections etc. need focused attention to develop advanced techniques in their early detection, treatment, containment. In population with low and middle income and in a country like India, communicable diseases are very dominant and are one of the major causes of mortality and morbidity.