September. 23, 2019: Advancing the Global Health Security Agenda: CDC Achievements & Impact 2018
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Advancing the Global Health Security Agenda: CDC Achievements & Impact 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) plays a leading role in the implementation of the Global Health Security Agenda for the United States by working with countries to strengthen their capabilities to identify, track, and stop disease outbreaks and public health emergencies as quickly as possible. In this issue, learn how CDC supports global health security and continues to work toward a world safe and secure from emerging and re-emerging health threats
Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) Success Stories: Learn how CDC and partners are improving outbreak detection in Burkina Faso, tackling Lassa Fever in Guinea, and other stories from the field.
CDC tracks and responds to disease threats 24/7, helps train disease detectives and deploys CDC experts around the globe to tackle emergencies.
CDC has been critical to the success of Joint External Evaluations. At the end of 2018, 91 countries had assessed their health security strengths and weaknesses, and more than 45 countries started or completed a National Action Plan for Health Security. #globalhealthsecurity
In our increasingly interconnected world, continued advancement of global health security (GHS) can help protect Americans and people around the world from the devastating health and economic consequences of infectious disease outbreaks and public health emergencies.
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Oct 15 – World Hand-washing Day
Oct 24 – World Polio Day
Nov 06 – Malaria Day in the Americas
Dec 01 – World Aids Day
Jan 29 – World Leprosy Day