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Entitled, “Proper Blood Sample Technique with Filter Paper”, this image was created by CDC Epidemiologist, Caitlin Worrell, Center for Global Health. CDC had partnered with Bangladesh’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, to pilot a surveillance system to determine whether the country is eligible for verification of lymphatic filariasis (LF) elimination, and to make recommendations for other countries. Here, Surveillance Project Coordinator, Sultan Mahmood Syeed, was showing clinic and laboratory staff at a health facility in Gaibandha District, the proper technique for collecting blood samples on filter paper. This photo earned Caitlin the First Place award in the 2014 CDC Connects Annual Public Health in Action Photo Contest, in the category of “International Programs”.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ CDC Connects
Creation Date: 2014
Photo Credit: Caitlin Worrell; Epidemiologist, Center for Global Health
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.