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The mission for the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR) is heavily dependent on engaging outside partners to maximize resources and overall impact. To meet the challenges posed by a catastrophic incident we must take a whole community approach bringing together all levels of government as well as the private sector, non-governmental organizations, and individuals. Forging strategic alliances with a broad group of diverse stakeholders is critical as we work to keep America safe from all health, safety, and security threats. Especially in these challenging economic times, health security is a national challenge that calls for a national solution.

In light of this, the Partnerships Team advances OPHPR’s mission by coordinating engagements with Centers, Institutes, and Offices (CIOs) across CDC, other federal departments and agencies, and non-governmental organizations including non-profit organizations, trade associations, academic and research institutions, and the private sector.

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