Vice Chancellor for Healthcare- Department of Disease Prevention and Control
Department of Disease Prevention and Control

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The Department of Disease Prevention and Control is one of the specialized departments in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office for Health of Iran University of Medical Sciences, which studies distribution patterns of common diseases of the province, in terms of etiology, spatial distribution, temporal distribution, human distribution, and especially, the burden of disease and their determinant factor. Based on these studies, the Department determined epidemiological status of the disease by regional comparison in terms of their sporadic, endemic, outbreak, and epidemic nature. This way, it can contribute to the realization of healthcare objectives of the country as part of the administrative structure of the provincial health center, as an organization responsible for societal health, in coordination with other members and effective sections of the healthcare system and by exploiting its professional capabilities.
 
Topic URL in Vice Chancellor for Healthcare website:
http://iums.ac.ir/find.php?item=27.39528.74051.en
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