Community and Public Health Communicable Disease Surveillance

This site contains reports on notifiable communicable diseases including outbreaks and epidemics in the three district health boards that Community and Public Health provide services to: Canterbury, South Canterbury and West Coast. It also contains protocols for the public health management by C&PH staff of most of the notifiable communicable diseases as well as an overiew of reporting.

Some reports also include information on communicable diseases in Nelson Marlborough and Southern DHBs. 

  • South Island Map


    Includes South Island notifiable disease surveillance summaries with counts and rates by territorial authority and district health board together with comparative data for all NZ. Also includes trends of incidence over time for Canterbury, South Canterbury and West Coast District Health Board areas and New Zealand

    updated: 09/05/2024   [read more]
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    Reports in detail

    Includes the Public Health Information Quarterly newsletter to primary care, surveillance reports on influenza and other repiratory pathogens (weeks 18-40), in depth reports on certain notifiable diseases as well as reports on outbreaks and epidemics

    updated: 09/05/2024   [read more]
  • Book


    The public health (communicable disease) protocols are based on those in the Ministry of Health Communicable Disease Control Manual and adapted for use by Community and Public Health staff.Rare disease protocols are found in the Ministry of Health Communicable Disease Control Manual. Linked documents including fact sheets are not accessible to persons outside the Canterbury District Health Board

    updated: 09/05/2024   [read more]
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    Overview of reporting

    The tables provide an overview of notifiable diseases reporting in the Community and Public Health region (Canterbury, South Canterbury and West Coast district health boards).  The tables also identify those diseases that are only reported nationally

    updated: 09/05/2024   [read more]