Maintenance of the results achieved by the eradication of malaria through undertaking epidemiological measures to prevent the introduction and spread of malaria in the country.
Continuous monitoring of the epidemiological situation of malaria in the world and other tropical diseases and quarantine through weekly reports to WHO.
The same measures are implemented for all people traveling to countries where malaria is endemic in registered form.
Implemented measures and activities to prevent the introduction and eradication of cholera
Measures to prevent the introduction and eradication of cholera in the country continuously conducted through:
monitoring the movement of cholera in the world, especially in countries where it is registered each year as endemic,as well as in countries with which our country maintains close economic, cultural and other connections;
study of all factors that can affect the emergence and spread of cholera;
epidemiological research, epidemiological surveillance and reconnaissance of the affected areas in the Republic;
organization of research contacts and persons suspected of cholera;
proposed measures to remove the conditions and unsanitary conditions that caused the emergence and spread of cholera;
regular monitoring of seven days epidemiological journals and newsletters WHO, the situation of these diseases in the world and the actions and activities carried out by the world community to solve this problem.
Throughout the year, the laboratory diagnosis of cholera in the Republic Institute for Health Protection is in standby condition.
Program to protect the population in Republic of North Macedonia from AIDS ( in the Republic )
The protection of the population in the country from the syndrome of acquired immunodeficiency – AIDS is implemented through:
Providing professional – methodological assistance in the territory of the Republic North Macedonia by providing expert guidance, interpretation of the recommendations of performing specialized epidemiological surveillance in health facilities.
Measures and activities under the program extensively and continuously conducted throughout the year, especially in terms of:
Preparing an annual report on the implementation of the protection of the population from AIDS in the previous year.
Developing a program to protect the population from AIDS for the next year;
Development of vocational guidance by the Institute of Public Health to maintain health educational lectures on the ground, monitoring of HIV / AIDS worldwide, on the occasion of 1st December, World Day Against AIDS – so;
Implementation of continuous epidemiological surveillance in the public health centers in the country.
Visit the HIV positive and sick people at the Clinic for Infectious Diseases and febrile conditions, and contact (with) them regarding the prevention of further spread of HIV infection;
Lectures at several seminars and training of health workers to implement the activities of the Global Fund at the Ministry of Health during the calendar year.
Correspondence with the public health care in order to provide clarification of the epidemiological service of the field in? the Program.
During the year, there are interviews with individuals and groups in relation to the prevention of the spread of AIDS;
Hospital-acquired infections (HAI) are all clinically apparent disease of infectious etiology, associated with medical care for the population (hospitalization, ambulatory-polyclinic help or prophylactic measures) regardless of the time of onset of symptoms before, during, or after the assistance.
Their appearance is brought directly related to medical procedures for diagnostic studies, treatment, provision of health care, rehabilitation, and other procedures in health work.
They represent a widespread phenomenon that requires the implementation of a systematic and continuous activity, both by the hospital service, and testing and control of the epidemiological and microbiological activity.
The medical and economic importance of hospital-acquired infections are seen primarily in negative light for their impact on the course and outcome of the underlying disease hospitalized sick, endangering the health and life of the patient and staff working alongside them in compromising performed medical interventions, extended treatment in hospitals and increasing costs of treatment.
In connection with the implementation of surveillance on the occurrence of HAI (is prepared) Annual Report (tabular and graphic) for each year is prepared, which notes the activities of public health institutes in the field of application of Preventive activity on its territory.
ALERT (EWARN) – System for early detection and control of infectious diseases with special emphasis on early detection of epidemics
Supervision of hospital-acquired infections
Head of the Department for HIV / AIDS and STD, tropical and quarantine diseases:
Prim. Dr. Zarko Karadzovski – specialist epidemiologist
Dr. Dragan Kochinski – researcher
Zhivadinka Cvetanovska – Spec. Med. Lab Analyst