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- Public health : Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level
- Epidemiology : The branch of demography that studies patterns of disease in human or animal populations.
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- Intelligence (information gathering) : The practice of finding information on opponents, or potential opponents.
- Medical intelligence : Techniques involved in determining the public health of a country, so the physical characteristics of leaders and workers are understood, as well as local hazards to foreigners entering the country or regions of it
- Cholera : A life-threatening gastrointestinal infections disease caused by Vibrio cholerae, with a high mortality rate from dehydration unless treated, usually with oral rehydration therapy
- Hepatitis : Inflammation of the liver.
- Human immunodeficiency virus : Add brief definition or description
- Lower respiratory infection : Add brief definition or description
- Malaria : A tropical infectious disease, caused by protozoa carried by mosquitoes, which is the world's worst insect vector-borne disease
- Measles : Highly contagious infection of the respiratory system, and maculopapular skin rash, caused by a paramyxovirus of the genus Morbillivirus.
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- Severe adult respiratory syndrome : Add brief definition or description
- Sexually transmitted disease : Infections that are transmitted through exchange of semen, blood, and other body fluids or by direct contact with the affected body areas of infected people.
- Tuberculosis : Infectious disease of humans and animals caused by the tubercle bacillus and characterized by the formation of tubercles on the lungs and other tissues of the body.
- Viral hemorrhagic fever : Illnesses that are caused by five distinct families of RNA viruses: the Arenaviridae, Filoviridae, Bunyaviridae, Togaviridae, and Flaviviridae, characterized by fever and bleeding disorders that can all progress to high fever, shock and death in extreme cases.
- Chatham House : A U.K. based think tank concerned with international economics, climate and energy matters, and international security
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- World Health Organization : United Nations' agency for health, focussing on the control and prevention of diseases, and the support for international health programs.
- Defense Intelligence Agency : One of the members of the United States intelligence community, charged with providing national-level analysis specifically relevant for military needs, and being the focal point for measurement and signature intelligence
- National Intelligence Council : Part of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and previously was a small but select office in the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the grand strategy "think tank" inside the U.S. government