Global Health Success Stories – Sorted by Topic

CDC Global Health success stories are written by subject matter experts and health communicators to highlight CDC’s global programs. This growing and searchable library of global health success stories addresses diseases, health threats, and conditions. CDC builds upon U.S. public health program expertise and knowledge of these diseases to help protect Americans from major health threats, wherever they arise.

Chagas

International Chagas Day – April 14, 2017

Geographic Information Systems

Global Health Security

Collecting Four Months of Medicine: Stepping up HIV Patient Care During a Global Pandemic -September 15, 2020
Treating TB During the Time of COVID-19 – September 15, 2020
When borders are shut: Providing ART medicine to all patients during the COVID-19 pandemic – September 15, 2020
Site Improvement with Zimbabwe Intensive Monitoring and Support – September 2, 2020
PrEP Success Story in Mazowe – September 2, 2020
CDC Zimbabwe Support for Cholera and Typhoid Vaccine Coverage Surveys – September 2, 2020
President’s Malaria Initiative – September 2, 2020
World Mosquito Day 2020: The Spread of Anopheles stephensi and the Fight Against the World’s Deadliest Animal – August 18, 2020
Strengthening Surveillance for Antimicrobial Resistance in Guatemala – August 12, 2020
Delivering Life Saving Medicine During the COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown – July 31, 2020
Dr. Waziri – Helping to Build a Stronger Workforce in Nigeria through FELTP – July 21, 2020
Cambodia’s FETP Graduates Respond to COVID-19 – July 21, 2020
Pakistan Uses FELTP as the Frontline of Defense Against COVID-19 – July 21, 2020
Colombia establishes the CoronApp to combat the COVID-19 pandemic – July 21, 2020
CDC India helps protect 150 million people at the world’s largest gathering – February 4, 2020
Duty to help inspires Ghana native and CDC emergency responder – November 25, 2019
Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication Training in Guinea – September 10, 2018
Vietnam Tracks Multi-drug Resistant Bacteria – May 10, 2018
Motorcycles Help Speed Diagnosis in Liberia – May 10, 2018
Reducing the Risk of Bioterrorism and Laboratory Dangers – May 10, 2018
Tanzania’s Disease Detectives Crack a Complicated Case – May 10, 2018
Responding Faster than Ever in the Hot Zone – May 10, 2018
Data Inspires Lifesaving Action in Sierra Leone – March 28, 2018
Vietnam Update: Community-Based Surveillance Yields Results – March 28, 2018
Progress in Pakistan: Growing Response to Vaccine-Preventable Diseases – March 28, 2018
Uganda’s Rapid Response to Avian Influenza Virus Outbreak in Birds – March 28, 2018
Guinea Forges Critical Links to Laboratories – March 28, 2018
Management Matters: The Link Between Management Capacity Building and Greater Global Health Security – February 20, 2018
Quietly, Burkina Faso Makes Changes That Protect Health At Home and Abroad – June 29, 2017

GRRT

Hepatitis A

CDC surge capacity in action – July 28, 2019

HIV

Collecting Four Months of Medicine: Stepping up HIV Patient Care During a Global Pandemic -September 15, 2020
Treating TB During the Time of COVID-19 – September 15, 2020
When borders are shut: Providing ART medicine to all patients during the COVID-19 pandemic – September 15, 2020
Site Improvement with Zimbabwe Intensive Monitoring and Support – September 2, 2020
PrEP Success Story in Mazowe – September 2, 2020
Delivering Life Saving Medicine During the COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown – July 31, 2020
Men Supporting Each Other to Stay on Treatment – March 2, 2020
Breaking The Cycle of HIV For my Daughter’s Sake – February 19, 2020
Rapid Results Initiative Leaves Lasting Impact – January 21, 2020
Strengthening Local Epidemiological Capacity in Tanzania – January 21, 2020
CDC, ATL Join Forces to Shine a Light on the Global HIV and TB Epidemics – December 10, 2019
Siyenza’s Innovations: The Man Bringing Men into Care – November 22, 2019
Siyenza’s Impact: Hitting the Right Target, House by House – November 29, 2019
Improved Filing System Reduces Patient Wait Time at Laudium Clinic – November 25, 2019
HIV Testing Innovations: Guiding Patients Through a Difficult Process – November 22, 2019
Siyenza’s Innovations: Making Access to Treatment Quick and Easy – November 22, 2019
Siyenza Innovation: Improving client retention through SMS reminders – November 22, 2019
Costs of HIV Misdiagnoses: The Case for Retesting – July 30, 2019
Bringing back HIV patients that stop treatment in Uganda – July 15, 2019
Index Testing in Uganda: Identifying HIV-Positive Patients, One Phone Call at a Time – July 10, 2019
Peer Counselors: Creating Stronger Links to Care for People Newly Diagnosed with HIV – April 9, 2019
Moving towards the UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets – March 14, 2019
Ground-level approach improves linkage to care in the vast geographical area of Amathole – March 14, 2019
Peer navigators impact HIV care – July 11, 2018
One good turn deserves another: Uganda hosted STOP training for the third time – July 05, 2018
A Successful, Complicated Partnership – July 03, 2018
HIV prevalence in transgender women – July 02, 2018
The Exclusive Men’s Health Club – A cut that really matters – July 02, 2018
Evaluating the impact of DREAMS in South Africa – April 9, 2018
Beyond the call of duty – March 29, 2018
Living with HIV – Dying of TB: CDC Accelerates TB prevention for People Living with HIV – March 20, 2018
Nigeria Studies Cameroon’s PHIA Implementation – January 18, 2018
Finding Rwanda’s Last Positives: Emory University’s Project San Francisco – December 27, 2017
The UPHLS Story: Interviews with Physically-Challenged Individuals Living with HIV – December 27, 2017
Helping patients commit to lifelong HIV/AIDS treatment – December 22, 2017
Enhancing Partner Performance through Administrative Site Visits – December 18, 2017
CDC Haiti: Using Data to Keep HIV Patients in Care – December 18, 2017
Exchanging ideas and best practices on serving key populations – November 15, 2017
Muriel is living her dream – November 8, 2017
Siyayinqoba provides a platform for young women to share their stories – November 8, 2017
Bringing free health services to underserved communities –  November 6, 2017
Peer educators stepping up HIV prevention and treatment adherence in prisons – October 16, 2017
StepUP goes where others fear to tread to stop the spread of HIV – October 16, 2017
Driving data innovations: Real-time quality data critical – October 16, 2017
How We Started – The CDC Rwanda Story – August 31, 2017
Government Agencies Collaborate to Boost Viral Load Testing in Nigeria – April 25, 2017
Medically Assisted Therapy Clinic in Kisumu, Kenya Offers Hope to High-risk HIV Group – April 14, 2017
Rwanda Hosts the First Regional GIS Training for PEPFAR-Supported Countries in Africa – March 1, 2017
Project for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Services for People with Disabilities: The UPHLS Story – March 1, 2017
Rwanda One of the First Countries to Launch the Differentiated HIV Care Model Nationally – March 1, 2017
Clinical Mentors Make a Real Difference in Training New Frontline Health Workers in South Africa – February 16, 2017
Reaching More Men With HCT Testing Services – February 15, 2017
Nursing Education Partnership Initiative (NEPI) Tackles the Challenge of Low HIV Competency by Building HIV Counselling and Testing Capacity of Pipeline Students – February 14, 2017
Beyond Zero intervention strengthens the standard of HIV and TB patient care – February 14, 2017
Taking Health Services to those less Prioritized – February 14, 2017
HST sharing and learning to keep people treated and cared for – February 14, 2017

Page last reviewed: October 9, 2020
Content source: Global Health