Global Disease Detection: Advancing the Science of Global Public Health

Global Disease Detection

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Global Disease Detection by the Numbers

  • 10 – GDD Centers help countries build core capacities in support of the International Health Regulations and Global Health Security
  • 50+ – Countries received outbreak response, laboratory, and surveillance support from GDD Centers.
  • 2000+ – Outbreak investigations supported in partnership with ministries of health
  • 1300+ -Outbreak investigations received laboratory support
  • 115,000+ – Public health professionals trained on topics including epidemiology, risk communications, health economics, scientific writing, policy, rapid response, and informatics
  • 3,400 – Training sessions conducted
  • 60+ – Pathogens detected that were new to a region of the world
  • 11 – Pathogens and organisms detected that were new to the world
  • 380+ – New diagnostic tests in 59 countries, which improved disease detection capability and accelerated response interventions
  • 875+ – Peer-reviewed scientific articles published
  • 75,000,000 – People under surveillance for key infectious diseases
Page last reviewed: July 14, 2017
Content source: Global Health