Increasing the Impact of Global Health
An outbreak anywhere is a risk everywhere. Improving global health increases economic productivity and political stability, both here in the U.S. and around the world.
- CDC is a partner in the Global Health Initiative which helps ministries of health across the globe to build strong, sustainable public health systems to improve mother and child survival; reduce preventable deaths from vaccines and tropical diseases; and make progress in preventing HIV, TB and malaria.
- CDC helps reduce contagious health threats, promote polio eradication and reduce deaths from measles, strengthen global disease detection, promote safe water and sanitation, and address the growing global threat of chronic diseases.
- CDC partnered with PEPFAR and others to provide HIV testing to 33 million people worldwide.
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