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Disease Surveillance List of Notifiable Diseases

List of Notifiable Diseases

(Approved by the Advisory Committee on Communicable Diseases on 11th February 2005)

Group - A

  • Cholera
  • Plague
  • Yellow Fever

Goup - B

  • Acute Poliomyelitis / Acute Flaccid Paralysis
  • Chicken pox
  • Dengue Fever / Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever
  • Diphtheria
  • Dysentery
  • Encephalitis
  • Enteric Fever
  • Food poisoning
  • Human Rabies
  • Leptospirosis
  • Leprosy
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Malaria
  • Measles
  • Meningitis
  • Mumps
  • Rubella / Congenital Rubella Syndrom
  • Simple Continued Fever of over 7 days or more
  • Tetanus
  • Neonatal Tetanus
  • Typhus Fever
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Whooping Cough
  • Tuberculosis

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