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Prevent, Detect, and Respond: Leveraging CDC’s Global Health Programs and Overseas Offices for a Safer US and a Safer World

March 17 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 pm

The CDC presents:

“Prevent, Detect, and Respond: Leveraging CDC’s Global Health Programs and Overseas Offices for a Safer US and a Safer World”

Monday, March 17 at 8:30 am-9:30 EDT

On February 13, 2014, leaders from the U.S. Government, the World Health Organization, and Ministries of Health around the world pledged their support to accelerate progress toward a world safe and secure from infectious diseases through the “Global Health Security Agenda.” On March 17, 2014, CDC’s leaders  in global health from posts around the world will gather in Atlanta to plan next steps to advance Global Health Security. Participants will discuss ways to partner with countries around the work DETECT threats earlier, RESPOND effectively to infectious diseases or other threat, and build capacity to PREVENT diseases and avoidable catastrophes wherever possible. Please join us by Webcast for the opening session of the meeting.

 

  • Opening Remarks from CDC Director, Dr. Thomas Frieden and CDC Center for Global Health Director, Dr. Tom Kenyon
  • Keynote address, “Vision of Global Health Security,” by  Dr. Bill Foege, Senior Fellow, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Reports from Global Health Security Demonstration Projects in Vietnam and Uganda by Dr. Michelle McConnell, Country Director, U.S. CDC-Vietnam; and Jeff Borchert, Health Scientist, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC

Web-link:

http://wm.onlinevideoservice.com/CDC1

 

 

 

Details

Date:
March 17
Time:
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Mailing: Global Health Council, c/o Global Impact
1199 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314
Physical: Global Health Council
1120 20th St. NW, Suite 500 N, Washington, DC 20036
Contact: membership@globalhealth.org