Global Disease Detection: Advancing the Science of Global Public Health

Global Disease Detection by the Numbers

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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 19, 2017
Content source: Global Health