Fact Sheets
Fact Sheet: Rabies
Fact Sheet: Rabies
Rabies is a zoonotic disease (diseases transmitted from animals to humans) that affects the person’s central nervous system. Rabies virus is found in the saliva of rabid animals and may enter the human body when the saliva makes contact with...

Fact Sheet: Leprosy
Fact Sheet: Leprosy
Leprosy (also known as Hansen’s Disease) is a chronic infectious disease caused by a slow-multiplying bacteria, Mycobacterium leprae. Leprosy mainly affects the skin, peripheral nerves, mucosa of upper respiratory tract, and the eyes. Download the Leprosy Fact Sheet...

Fact Sheet: HIV/AIDS
Fact Sheet: HIV/AIDS
Human immunodeficiency virus or HIV is an illness that gradually weakens or destroys the immune system, losing the ability to combat infectious diseases. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or AIDS is the stage of HIV infection wherein the immune system is seriously...

Fact Sheet: Dengue
Fact Sheet: Dengue
Dengue is a viral illness transferred through the bite of a female mosquito, mainly of the species Aedes aegypti and sometimes of the Ae. albopictus, that is infected with a dengue virus. Download the Dengue Fact Sheet...

Fact Sheet: Rabies
Fact Sheet: Rabies
Rabies is an acute infection of the central nervous system with a fatal outcome and no effective cure. According to the World Health Organization WHO, rabies ranks 12th among the major killer diseases with around 10 million people exposed annually....