Identification

Name

National Institute for Communicable Diseases

Short name

NICD

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
(2) European Centre for Disease Protection and Control (ECDC)
(3) National Institute of Communicable Diseases (South Africa) (NICD)
(4) World Health Organization (WHO)
Update frequency

Monthly

Created

2015-03-18 18:44:24+00:00

Modified

2016-03-31 23:59:29.693930+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) is the national public health institute for South Africa. It provides reference microbiology, virology, epidemiology, surveillance, and public health research to support the government's response to communicable disease threats.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Consequence management
(3) Early detection
Year start

2002

URL http://www.nicd.ac.za/?page=about_us&id=49
URL (alternate) http://www.nicd.ac.za/?page=surveillance_bulletin&id=15

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Laboratory Records
(2) Official Reports