Accession Number:

ADP013430

Title:

Globalization, the Infectious Diseases and Croatian Civil Defense

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR ZAGREB (CROATIA)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

Mans natural progress, including development of global science and technology increase. Republic of Croatia, like other countries in central, southern and eastern Europe undergoing a war period, and a period of political, economic, social and the other transition. Change, however, has not been confined only to these various areas, but has affected all sectors economic, social, civil and military defense and specially, the health sector where a various infectious diseases play one of major role. One of areas where the effect of change is certainly being felt is in the global and health sector. The main feature of infectious diseases comes from their global occurrence. Infective diseases are permanent danger for population, environment and determinant of health status. In the past, infective diseases and great epidemics of infective diseases resulted in high incidence, morbidity and mortality and dominant ireverse effect. Therefore, the world community has to study these infections and try to develop efficient approaches to their diagnosis, prophylaxis and treatment. Civil defense, Health policy, the structure and organization of defense and health services and most importantly, health status have all been affected by the transition, which started in 1990 and still continuing.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Civil Defense

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE