Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response: Stories & Blogs
Learn more about IDSR work and accomplishments through our stories and blogs.
The 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa taught us how easily a deadly disease can spread worldwide when effective surveillance and response systems are not in place to quickly detect and control infectious diseases from spreading. CDC and World Health Organization/Regional Office for Africa (WHO/AFRO) made it a priority to improve both systems.
Posted December 12, 2016
Nigeria’s experience with Ebola shows us how having trained experts in place can make the difference when confronting unexpected health threats.
Posted February 9, 2016
IDSR’s efforts in South Sudan are improving the public health workforce across the country.
Posted May 8, 2014