|Description:||This image captured in 1973, depicts the exterior of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) field station that was located in San Salvador, the capital city of the country of El Salvador. See PHIL 14683, for another view of this facility.|
Based in Atlanta, Georgia (U.S.A.), the Division of Public Health Systems and Workforce Development (DPHSWD) is part of the Center for Global Health at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Working with Ministries of Health (MOHs) and public health partners, DPHSWD is committed to strengthening public health systems and developing the workforce using solid science and innovative programs, helping MOHs around the world build strong, effective, sustainable programs and capacity to improve public health systems on a local, regional, and national level.
These goals are realized by using training programs such as the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP), the Sustainable Management Development Program (SMDP), Data for Decision Making, and other programs, we help MOHs around the world build strong, effective, sustainable programs and capacity to improve public health systems on a local, regional, and national level.