List Of Notifiable Diseases In Zambia

What are Notifiable Diseases?

A notifiable disease is any disease that is required by law to be reported to government authorities. The collation of information

allows the authorities to monitor the disease and provides early warning of possible outbreaks.

List Of Notifiable Diseases In Zambia


Avian influenza in humans (bird flu)

Barmah Forest virus infection.





What are the notifiable diseases currently stipulated under the laws of Zambia list and briefly describe them?

GN 85 of 1944, GN 96 of 1961. The following are hereby declared to be notifiable diseases under the Act: acute encephalomyelitis, acute polio encephalitis,

acute bulbar polio encephalitis, acute bulbar paralysis, encephalitis lethargica, and Landry’s paralysis (or acute ascending paralysis).

Is measles a notifiable disease in Zambia?

Measles is a notifiable disease in Zambia. The routine information system, including incidence and mortality data, was improved in 1998 with the addition of a nationwide district-based electronic system.