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February 13, 2019

On Thursday February 7th 2017, the Georgia Global Health Alliance’s quarterly meeting featured a conversation with Doctors Paul Farmer and Bill Foege at CDC’s Global Communication Center. CDC Director, Dr. Redfield, was on hand to welcome the audience and speakers and...

Herded outdoors by their teachers, bright-eyed children chatter, their blue-and-white school uniforms gleaming in a sharp but wiggly queue. Their excitement ebbs just a bit when they reach the front of the line and get a finger pricked by an adult wearing surgical glov...

Over the past seven decades, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has played a vital role in global health, responding to the world’s most deadly disease outbreaks and advancing critical research that promotes health and security of communities aroun...

August 3, 2017

On June 15-16, 2017, CDC leadership welcomed a delegation of partner organizations, including the Global Health Council (GHC), Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC), Frontline Healthworkers Coalition (FHWC), Washington Global Health Alliance (WGHA), Georgia Globa...

Rotary will be in the spotlight next month when the Rotary International Convention comes to Atlanta (June 10-14), but the city’s vast global public health community also will be enjoying some of the glow.

Atlanta has become a center for global public health — home to n...

June 1, 2017

The University of Georgia welcomes nominations and applications for the Karen and Jim Holbrook Endowed Professorship in Global Health at the University of Georgia (UGA) College of Public Health.

Applicants should submit a statement of interest, a current CV and four ref...

On May 23, the Trump administration released its recommended budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018. “A New Foundation for American Greatness” includes sharp increases for defense and border security, while drastically cutting nondefense discretionary spending.

Overall Foreig...

In 2006 a baby named Malena was born in Ecuador. The third daughter born to a single mother in an impoverished area, Malena didn’t have access to traditional medical care as a newborn. Complications during her birth meant that she didn’t get enough oxygen to her brain....

We have a need for speed.
 
CDC’s Center for Global Health (CGH) has always understood this reality and the necessity for finding and attacking disease at its source, before it can escape and spread.
 
With the world ever more compressed by modern travel and global com...

March 15, 2017

Through all of history, just one human disease has been eradicated — smallpox, in 1980. Today, thanks to the long-term dedication of numerous organizations, donors, corporations, governments, researchers, health-care workers, and volunteers on the ground, two more are...

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