Global Health Story Highlights of 2022
In 2022, CDC’s Center for Global Health (CGH) experts continued to provide technical assistance and partner with countries around the world to strengthen their ability to respond to public health threats. Revisit CGH’s highlighted stories of the year to learn about our public health work around the world.
CDC staff based in the United States built relationships with religious leaders in the greater New York area to reach likely travelers to Ukraine and educate them about reducing the risk of COVID-19.
Mozambique has made significant progress in preventing malaria since its partnership with the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative in 2007. Life-saving interventions such as bed nets and preventive treatment for pregnant women contributed to a 28% reduction in reported malaria hospital admissions in the past five years.
U.S. CDC Nigeria staff conducted several studies to better understand why many Nigerians were not getting vaccinated against COVID-19. The studies provided important insight into why people were hesitant to get the vaccine when they were first available.
Nearly 47,000 adolescent girls and young women have enrolled in Tanzania’s DREAMS program. DREAMS helps prevent HIV and provides opportunities for mentorship and economic advancement.