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Products|Infectious diseases

The need for countries to be adequately prepared to respond quickly and effectively to future pandemics is more important than ever, as factors such as urbanization, global travel, trans-border trade and changes to the environment and food systems increase. Countries can face catastrophic consequences to populations and economies if their governments are not able to stop the rapid spread of infectious diseases. Infectious diseases (e.g, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, measles, malaria, tuberculosis) are caused by pathogenic microorganisms and can be spread, directly or indirectly, from one person to another. Read our products below for evidence and insights about how the health system building blocks are used to provide care for infectious diseases.