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The National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID) has been officially reorganized and as a result its former divisions and programs have been realigned into multiple new national centers. Any reference in this site to "NCID" is no longer accurate. The content is being repurposed and this portion of the CDC site remains posted for archive purposes only.
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American Society for Microbiology*
The oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world

    Division Y: Public Health*
    Division Y serves members with a primary interest in public health practice and infectious diseases. Involves the contributions of microbiology to surveillance, epidemic investigations, and other public health activities

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists*
Surveillance and epidemiology of infectious diseases, chronic diseases and conditions, and environmental health concerns*
Your free guide to reliable health information. A service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

NASA Center for Health Applications of Aerospace Related Technologies (CHAART)*
CHAART has been established by NASA's Life Sciences Division, within the Office of Life and Microgravity Sciences and Applications to support the science, application, education, and technology development goals and objectives of the agency

National Foundation for Infectious Diseases*
Supports research into the causes, cures, and prevention of infectious diseases, provides grants and fellowships, and conducts educational seminars and awareness campaigns on the topic

National Institutes of Health (NIH)*
The federal focal point for medical research in the U.S. Is one of eight health agencies of the Public Health Service. The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability

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Pan American Health Organization*
An international public health agency working to improve health and living standards of the countries of the Americas. The specialized organization for health of the Inter-American System; the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization

World Health Organization*
Public health organization with myriad resources and information on health in the Americas. The objective of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health


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