Ministry of Health Belize


Apr 21st
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Introduction: Epidemiology

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The Epidemiology Unit is responsible for collection, compilation, analysis, and interpretation of health data and the dissemination of health information to support decision making on current and emerging health situations at the local, regional and national levels. The unit is also responsible for disease surveillance, outbreak investigation and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases.

The services provided by the Epidemiology Unit include: 

  1. Periodic reports on the status of communicable and non-communicable diseases.
  2. Making data on morbidity and mortality available to health personnel and to the general public.