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This photograph was created in the South African bush, by a public health field investigator, and depicts a herd of African buffalo, or Cape buffalo, Syncerus caffer, which had gathered in the cool shade of the forest trees.
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“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) started work in South Africa in 1989, helping partners address HIV. In 1994, CDC began to collaborate with the government to conduct epidemiology training, develop national health goals and objectives, develop national HIV clinical, ethical, and research guidelines, and support HIV and TB programs.”

For more on CDC’s public healthcare role in South Africa, please see the link below.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Jessie Blount
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Links:CDC - Global Health – South Africa
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