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Global Health Security

Stopping Disease Threats Before They Can Cross Borders

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 04.02.2014 | Impact
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

CDC has committed to assist countries throughout the world with strengthening their national capacity and ability to prevent and respond to serious public health risks that have the potential to cross borders and threaten people worldwide.

CDC's Top 10: Five for 2013, Five for 2014

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 02.17.2014 | Impact
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Despite the cuts, we continue to protect and improve the health of individuals, families, our communities, our country and of people across the globe. It's our passion and what makes us feel so fortunate to do the work we do.

Pennies to Prevent Pandemics -- Virodiversity as a Grand Challenge for Global Health Security

Dr. William Karesh | Posted 11.06.2013 | Impact
Dr. William Karesh

For the cost of a packet of sweetener for your coffee just once each year, we could understand what is lurking around us, reduce outbreaks, speed diagnosis and control of new emerging diseases, discover new cures, and protect us from continual and massive economic losses.