Updates from the Field: 2016 Newsletter Issues and Highlights
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2016 Updates from the Field Newsletters
Winter 2016, Issue 24
“The health and safety of Americans is inextricably linked to the health and safety of the world. We must make sure every nation is able to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats where they occur.”
— Rebecca Martin, PhD
Director, Center for Global Health
Enhancing Disease Detection and Outbreak Response
- Global Rapid Response Team (Global RRT): Enhancing CDC’s Global Emergency Response Capacity
- CDC Establishes Command Center In Response to Hurricane Matthew
- GDD Operations Center: Detecting and Monitoring Health Threats Across the Globe 24/7
- Global Response Preparedness Work in Jordan
- Enhanced Ebola Detection and Response in Guinea and Liberia
- Leveraging Resources and Program Expertise to Respond to Zika
Advancing Public Health Capacities Globally
- Field Epidemiology Training Program: Building Workforce Capabilities on the Frontline of Surveillance
- Improving Public Health Management for Successful Public Health Action
- Joint External Evaluation
- Strengthening National Public Health Institutes Globally
Building Sustainable Partnerships
- CDC and WHO Launch New Global Heart Initiative to Strengthen CVD Prevention
- Bloomberg Data for Health Initiative: Making Strides in NCD Mobile Phone Survey Platforms
- Central America and the Caribbean Region’s United Front to Fight Zika is a Winning Formula
- CDC Global Health Security Agenda and Ebola Preparedness Grantee Meeting
- Science, Policy, Applied Research and Evaluation and Communication: An Integrated Approach
“Not only is it the right thing to do, but the relationships and systems we build during emergencies can help protect us all in the future.”
— RADM Jordan W. Tappero, MD, MPH
Senior Global Health Advisor, CGH
Fall 2016, Issue 23
- Using Systems to Save Lives
- Early Warning Alert and Response Network
- Public Health Emergency Management Systems
Health Systems Strengthening
Summer 2016, Issue 22
- On the Scene: A Commitment to Emergency Response
- Help and Hope for Syrian Refugees
- Healing Hearts and Minds in Sri Lanka
- A Rapid Responder Engages a Community to Fight Zika
- Detecting Disease 24/7: On the Lookout for Health Threats Across the Globe
- Preparedness for Millions
- A WASH Engineer Follows Cholera from the Source
- Protecting Mothers and Babies
- Navigating Recovery in Haiti
Spring 2016, Issue 21
- Director’s Message: Prevent. Detect. Respond. [318 KB, 1 Page]
- How CDC Invests in People [220 KB, 1 Page]
- FETP: Then and Now [243 KB, 1 Page]
- CDC Director Mentors FETP Residents [709 KB, 4 Pages]
- Meet Our FETP Resident Advisors [318 KB, 2 Pages]
- Disease Detectives Come Together in Guinea [575 KB, 2 Pages]
- FETP On The Scene [268 KB, 2 Pages]
- Mali: A Wider Net Catches Polio [127 KB, 1 Page]
- Making an IMPACT [119 KB, 1 Page]
- A Legacy of Mentorship [112 KB, 1 Page]
2016 Highlights from the Division of Global Health Protection
Learn about the work of CDC, and DGHP in particular, providing critical leadership and on the ground support to protect the health of Americans here at home and ensure the long-term sustainability of health gains abroad.
Learn how CDC and host country ministries are strengthening systems to prevent, detect, and respond to emerging disease threats quickly to prevent an epidemic.
Learn about our work through personal stories from responders working in extraordinary circumstances.
Learn how CDC helps train disease detectives and get a glimpse at the exciting work happening in the field.
Learn more about the Division of Global Health Protection making connections, building partnerships, and developing the global health workforce.
Learn more about the rise of antibiotic resistance — one of the greatest challenges for global health.
Learn more about Global Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD) Branch’s 2015 accomplishments and 2016 plans.
Learn more by reviewing the groundbreaking report that estimates the global burden of violence against children under 18 for each region of the world.
Learn more about how CDC’s Division of Global Health Protection and its partners around the globe are working together to keep us all safer and healthier.