What Inspired Me at Aspen Spotlight Health

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Pneumococcal Evolution and Vaccine Effectiveness

Pneumococcal Evolution and Vaccine Effectiveness
United States of America
To help CDC contribute to research about genetic changes in pneumococcal bacteria that impact the effectiveness of vaccination in developing countries. CDC will provide isolates from their Global Pneumococcal Strain Bank, sequence isolates from the Active Bacterial Core surveillance collaboration, and provide expert guidance on analysis and interpretation of the data.
Emory University (Gates Foundation)
CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

Strengthening Global Emergency Management

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Strengthening Global Emergency Management
Burkina Faso
Côte d’Ivoire
To fortify elements critical to global health security—public health infrastructure and country capacity—to ensure rapid detection and response of public health threats in the West Africa region.
CDC’s National Center for Global Health (cooperative agreement from CDC)
CDC’s National Center for Global Health

Five Ways CDC Protects the Health of U.S. Businesses

Business Pulse: 5 Ways CDC Protects the Health of Your Business, launched by the CDC Foundation, provides employers with useful tools, guidance and resources in five key areas that protect business health, including emergency preparedness, food safety, travelers’ health, global health security and flu prevention. 

Business Pulse: Five Ways CDC Protects the Health of Your Business

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Coalitions Key to Stopping Global Outbreaks

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CDC: A Year In Review, A Look Into 2016

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Hosting the World and Helping CDC Protect Us All

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National Emergency Operations Centers Support Long-term Public Health Infrastructure in West Africa

In the summer of 2014, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and officials from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone identified the need for public health emergency management systems and physical emergency operations centers (EOCs) to coordinate Ebola response activities. To meet this need, the CDC Foundation assembled donor funding to help support temporary EOCs, develop permanent EOCs and establish incident management systems to coordinate response efforts and help prepare each country for future health emergencies.

CDC Foundation's Compassion Fund for Global Health Workers

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