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This image depicts Global Health Security (GHS), Regional Team Lead in West/Central Africa, Dr. Chastity Walker, signing the guest book on behalf of the CDC GHS Team at the National Institute of Biomedical Research (INRB), while in the capital city of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), in January, 2016.
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“Global health security is a term used to describe the efforts countries are making to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious diseases and other public health threats and to reduce the risk of these threats crossing borders. Our division helps protect the health of Americans and global populations by working with partner countries to build the capacities needed to identify and address outbreaks before they become epidemics.”

For more on CDC’s public health assistance in the realm of global security throughout the world, or the CDC’s role a public health provider in the DRC, please visit the links below.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Jessie Blount
Creation Date:2015
Photo Credit:Photo Credit: Monique Tuyisenge-Onyegbula, DRC Country Officer
Links:CDC - CDC - Global Health – Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)
CDC - Global Health; Division of Global Health Protection (DGHP); Global Health Protection and Security: Global Health Security
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