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The 100th JEE

The 100th JEE

Disease detectives conduct integrated transmission assessment surveys for lymphatic filariasis of school children in Haiti. Haiti is the 100th country to complete a Joint External Evaluation. Photo credit: Alaine Knipes/CDC

Dr. Oumar Ba and colleagues from Cameroon and Senegal discuss how tobacco use data can be used to help develop tobacco control strategies in their countries, including graphic health warnings on cigarette packaging.

World No Tobacco Day 2019

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

CDC Around the World

CDC celebrates the 100th Joint External Evaluation to Advance Global Health Security

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