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Health protection

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Policies to improve the prevention and control of infectious diseases and other environmental threats to the health of the population.

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Travelling? (opens new window)

People who are travelling outside the UK may need to be vaccinated against some of the serious diseases that are found in other parts of the world.

Radiation Protection Research programme

The purpose of the Radiation Protection Research programme, on the health effects of exposure to ionising radiation and to electromagnetic fields, is to help guide Government policy in the field of radiation protection.

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