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Health Systems Reconstruction

At the invitation of other governments, CDC helps strengthen public health systems in need of reconstruction following natural or other disasters. Through the Health Systems Reconstruction Office (HSRO), CDC draws on staff with expertise across the agency to respond to immediate and long-term public health needs through these activities:

  • National laboratory systems
  • National surveillance systems
  • Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (FELTP)
  • Vector Control Program
  • Water Sanitation and hygiene interventions
  • National nutrition surveys
  • Childhood immunizations
  • HIV and TB control
  • Reproductive health and emergency obstetrical care
  • CDC working giving immunization shot - photo taken by David Snyder
  • building destroyed from earthquake - photo taken by David Snyder
  • building destroyed from earthquake - photo taken by David Snyder
  • CDC workers testing malaria - photo taken by David Snyder
  • CDC workers testing malaria - photo taken by David Snyder

This work is conducted in collaboration with the US. Department of Health and Human Services and other federal and international agencies.


 
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