Disease Factsheets (A to Z)
Find out basic information and advice about a range of common conditions of public health importance in these factsheets.
These documents are being regularly updated – those revised or updated since June 2015 are available below. Factsheets for other diseases listed are not available as they are under review.
Changes to the Community and Public Health Disease Factsheets
These factsheets will progressively be replaced with links to the NZ Ministry of Health website (where possible) from November 2018. This is since the details in most of the factsheets is sourced from the Ministry of Health.
Diseases where the PDF is replaced with a link will have an arrow head (instead of a PDF icon).
Contact the Communicable Disease staff at your local office for further information:
Ph: +64 3 364 1777
Fax: +64 3 379 6484
Ph: +64 3 687 2600
Fax: +64 3 688 6091
Ph: +64 3 768 1160
Fax: +64 3 768 1169