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Driving Innovation on the Frontlines: CDC’s Critical Role in Ending Global HIV & Tuberculosis

Driving Innovation on the Frontlines

CDC’s Critical Role in Ending Global HIV & Tuberculosis

World Hypertension Day - CDC teams up with partners globally to halt the silent killer

World Hypertension Day

CDC teams up with partners globally to halt the silent killer

Pathologists performing a biopsy to validate guidelines as part of enhancing surveillance on severe pneumonia in Thailand.

Newly launched: Global Disease Detection (GDD) Supplement in BMC Public Health

Over a Decade of Advancing Global Health Security

Two smiling Labe women from Guinea with laundry dishes balancing on their heads walking on a foot path.

Just released: Updates from the Field, Spring 2019 issue

A collection of CDC stories highlighting how a regional approach can safeguard and improve global health security.

World Immunization Week 2019

World Immunization Week 2019

Community health volunteers (CHVs) are trained in the conduct and data collection for a malaria prevalence survey in Siaya County in Kenya

World Malaria Day 2019

Information Can Help Us Get to Zero Malaria

CDC has been working around the world for more than 60 years.

Disease knows no borders. In today’s interconnected world, diseases can spread from an isolated, rural village to any major city in as little as 36 hours. The U.S. cannot protect its borders and the health of its citizens without addressing diseases elsewhere in the world. CDC works 24/7 to protect Americans and save lives around the world by detecting and controlling outbreaks at their source. In addition, CDC helps other countries increase their ability to prevent, detect, and respond to health threats on their own.

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A disease threat anywhere is a disease threat everywhere.
CDC is working 24/7 to prevent, detect, and respond to many types of health threats.

CDC Around the World Newsletter

World Hypertension Day 2019

Where We Work

CDC works 24/7 around the globe to stop health threats at their source.

Find global health experts, publications, news releases, multi-media, story ideas and more.

We have many great resources intended to raise awareness about global health. We encourage you to make use of these resources and share them with others.

Every day, CDC’s work is protecting Americans and making a difference in the lives of millions of people all over the world. Read our stories to learn more about CDC’s global impact.

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