The Law Amending Prevention and Control of communicable Diseases Law

Describes functions and responsibilities of health personnel and citizens in relation to prevention and control of communicable diseases. It also describes measures to be taken in relation to environmental sanitation, reporting and control of outbreaks of epidemics and penalties for those failing to comply. The law also authorizes the Ministry of Health to issue rules and procedures when necessary with approval of the government.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
Document reference # 16/2011
Issuing agency/parties
  • State Peace and Development Council
Implementing agencies
  • The State Peace and Development Council
  • English
Formal type of document Law
  • Health care policy and administration
  • Public health
Primary policy reference point
    License Creative Commons Attribution
    Copyright No
    Access and use constraints

    No known access and use constraints

    Status Adopted, validated, in effect
    Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date 01/27/2011
    Effective/Enforced Date 01/27/2011
    Previous legal document
    • Prevention and Control of communicable Diseases Law
    Parent document
      Child Document
        Other reference or supporting documents
        Publication reference The official gazette
        Links to source

        Ministry of Health and Sports

        Date Uploaded January 7, 2017, 10:37 (UTC)
        Date Modified December 31, 2019, 14:23 (UTC)