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TEST *** CDC’s Division of Global HIV & TB Experts in Action

In more than 50 countries around the world, CDC’s experts are working on the frontlines to help accelerate countries’ efforts to control HIV and eliminate Tuberculosis. They are clinicians, prevention specialists, epidemiologists, health economists, behavioral scientists, and laboratorians. In collaboration with our partners, they are changing the trajectory of these epidemics around the world and keeping people safe at home and abroad. View stories from our experts below.

Dr. Abraham Katana

HIV and Tuberculosis (TB) are the two most deadly infectious diseases worldwide. These two epidemics are interconnected, as TB is the leading cause of death for people living with HIV. In this video, Dr. Abraham Katana explains how CDC is addressing each of these epidemics in Kenya.

Valerie Naglich

CDC, working in collaboration in partners, is maximizing the value of each dollar spent by leading innovative approaches to accelerate the impact and efficiency of HIV and TB programs across the globe. In this video, Valerie Naglich explains how CDC is driving these efforts.

Hiari Imara

CDC’s experts play a key role in helping to protect the world from both HIV and TB and save lives. In this video, Hiari Imara, shares her personal experience in speaking to young students about her work in fighting HIV.

Dr. Robert Swayzer

Collaboration with partners and Ministries of Health is critical to CDC’s efforts to end the HIV and TB epidemics, and help countries effectively respond to public health challenges now and in the future. In this video, Dr. Robert Swayzer explains how these efforts are being implemented in Namibia.

Saira Qureshi

Accelerating progress towards HIV epidemic control requires achieving higher results among the populations who are most at risk for transmitting and acquiring HIV. In this video, Saira Qureshi explains how CDC is accelerating countries’ efforts to reach young women and girls – among the most severely affected groups and other key populations.

Dr. Simon Agolory

CDC’s experts on the ground work hand-in-hand with host country governments around the globe to improve public health by developing and expanding innovative strategies to control the HIV and TB epidemics. In this video, Dr. Simon Agolory shares how one innovation – Project Echo – is helping to save more lives.