What We Do

The Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases (DFWED) protects public health nationally and internationally through the prevention and control of disease, disability, and death caused by foodborne, waterborne, and environmentally transmitted infections (fungal diseases).

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Protect the Public's Health

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Outbreak Response

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Surveillance & Data

Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer Karlyn Beer greets children in a northern Tanzania village during a cholera outbreak rapid response.

Division Accomplishments

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Global Health Programs