Resource detail

Resource ID 92
Title Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This site has information on a wide rang of health conditions, travel health and outbreaks.

CDC leverages its core strengths to advance four overarching global health goals:
1) improving the health and well-being of people around the world 
2) improving capabilities for preparing for and responding to infectious diseases and emerging health threats
3) building country public health capacity
4) maximizing organizational capacity.

For more than 60 years, CDC has used its scientific expertise to help people throughout the world live healthier, safer, longer lives. CDC's Center for Global Health coordinates and manages the agency's resources and expertise to address global challenges such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, emergency and refugee health, non-communicable diseases, injuries, and more.


Resource type Website
Source/origin External source
Record created 2014-03-26 17:30
Record updated 2014-04-30 10:47
Record editor Helen Parsons
Tags travel health, vaccinations, medicine, travel advice, outbreaks, health conditions, maximising capacity, service delivery
Subjects Planning a clinical placement overseas, Child health, Communicable diseases, Global health issues, Health systems and models of service delivery, Non-communicable diseases, Poverty and inequality