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Division of Global Health Protection (DGHP)

Fall 2014 Newsletter October 8, 2014

Division of Global Health Protection

The Division of Global Health Protection (DGHP) in CDC’s Center for Global Health, works 24/7 to protect the health and well-being of Americans and populations around the world.

Mission Statement

The Division of Global Health Protection (DGHP) works with ministries of health and other partners to improve the health and well-being of people globally by building public health capacity to prevent disease, disability and death from communicable and non-communicable diseases. DGHP helps ensure global health security by protecting the health of Americans and populations around the world by supporting the implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR, 2005), establishing field epidemiology training programs and global disease detection centers, detecting emerging health threats, supporting the development of national public health institutes, advancing noncommunicable disease prevention and control, and preparing for and responding to public health emergencies.

 
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