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This group photograph was captured at a gathering at the National Institute of Biomedical Research (INRB), in the capital city of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in January, 2016. Included, was Professor, and Director of INRB, Jean-Jacque Muyembe Tamfum, and INRB senior staff, as well as Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Global Health Protection (DGHP), Team Lead of the Country Strategy and Implementation Branch, Dr. Chastity L. Walker. Participants were there to review public health laboratory activities, and present an introduction to Global Health Security (GHS).
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Attendees from the CDC GHS HQ delegation included:

- Dr. Chastity Walker, Regional Team Lead, DGHP, Country Strategy and Implementation Branch

- Dr. Salam Abdou Gueye, DRC DGHP Program Director

- Dr. Ezra Barzilay, DRC DGHP Country Manager

- Monique Tuyisenge-Onyegbula, Country Officer, DGHP, Country Strategy and Implementation Branch

- Dr. Andrea M. McCollum, DHCPP, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch

- Carrie Eggers, Informatics Team, DGHP, Epidemiology, Informatics, Surveillance and Laboratory Branch

- Gerald Pellegrini Jr., Microbiologist, DGHP, Epidemiology, Informatics, Surveillance and Laboratory Branch

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:Monique Tuyisenge-Onyegbula, DRC Country Officer
Links:CDC - CDC - Global Health – Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
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