Preventing the Spread of Infectious Diseases
- Wash your hands often.
- Get vaccinated.
- Use antibiotics sensibly.
- Stay at home if you have signs and symptoms of an infection.
- Be smart about food preparation.
- Disinfect the ‘hot zones’ in your residence.
- Practice safer sex.
- Don’t share personal items.
How can you prevent emerging infectious diseases?
- Strengthen infectious disease surveillance and response.
- Improve methods for gathering and evaluating surveillance data.
- Ensure the use of surveillance data to improve public health practice and medical treatment.
- Strengthen global capacity to monitor and respond to emerging infectious diseases.
How can we prevent or prevent non communicable diseases?
Preventing and controlling noncommunicable diseases
- Raise priority accorded to NCDs through international cooperation and advocacy.
- Strengthen national capacity, governance, multisectoral action, and partnerships.
- Reduce the major modifiable risk factors, such as tobacco use, harmful use of alcohol, unhealthy diets, and physical inactivity.
How do we prevent bacteria?
Keep the germs away:
- Wash your hands before eating, or touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
- Wash your hands after touching anyone who is sneezing, coughing or blowing their nose.
- Don’t share things like towels, lipstick, toys, or anything else that might be contaminated with respiratory germs.
How can we protect ourselves from diseases?
Learn these healthy habits to protect yourself from disease and prevent germs and infectious diseases from spreading.
- Handle & Prepare Food Safely.
- Wash Hands Often.
- Clean & Disinfect Commonly Used Surfaces.
- Cough & Sneeze Into Your Sleeve.
- Don’t Share Personal Items.
- Get Vaccinated.
- Avoid Touching Wild Animals.
What are the 10 non communicable diseases?
NCDs include Parkinson’s disease, autoimmune diseases, strokes, most heart diseases, most cancers, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s disease, cataracts, and others.
What are 3 examples of non communicable diseases?
Examples of non-communicable diseases include diabetes, Alzheimer’s, cancer, osteoporosis, chronic lung disease, stroke, and heart disease. Almost four-fifths of all deaths from non-communicable diseases occur in developing countries.
What are the top 4 non communicable diseases?
The four main types of noncommunicable diseases include cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic respiratory disease, and diabetes.