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List of Boxes
Box 1: Implementation Priorities, 2001-2002
Box 2: Infectious Diseases Do Not Recognize Borders
Box 3: Factors That Facilitate the International Spread of Foodborne Disease
Box 4: International Spread of Antimicrobial Resistance
Box 5: Avian Influenza in Hong Kong
Box 6: Global Health Initiatives
Box 7: The World Health Organization Global Polio Laboratory Network
Box 8: Infectious Diseases and Economic Development
Box 9: International Disease Control Efforts Can Create New Alliances
Box 10: Examples of CDC’s Long-term Research Collaborations Overseas
Box 11: An Outbreak of Leptopirosis Affecting Athletes from 26 Countries Reported by the GeoSentinel Disease Surveillance System
Box 12: Follow-up Activities in the Aftermath of the 1994 Plague Outbreak in India
Box 13: Outbreaks Among Refugees in Kosovo and the Sudan
Box 14: WHO and CDC: Collaboration on International Outbreak Assistance
Box 15: Agricultural Costs of Controlling Zoonotic Diseases Carried by Food Animals
Box 16: A Growing Community of International Public Health Leaders
Box 17: CDC’s Role in the Development of Vaccines Against Diseases of Global Importance
Box 18: CDC’s Role in the Evaluation of Vaccines Against Diseases of Global Importance
Box 19: Narrowing the Interval Between the Invention and Use of an Effective Public Health Tool
Box 20: CDC’s Safe Water System
Box 21: The Global AIDS Program
Box 22: USAID and CDC: Collaboration on Capacity Building
Box 23: The World Bank and CDC Sign a Memorandum of Understanding
Box 24: Applied Field Epidemiology Training Programs

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Booklet Contents
item Contributors
item Table of Contents
item Preface
item Executive Summary
item Introduction
item International Cooperation To Combat Infectious Diseases
item U.S. Investment in Global Public Health
item Protecting the health of U.S. citizens at home and abroad
item Furthering U.S. humanitarian efforts
item Providing economic and diplomatic benefits
item Enhancing security
item CDC's Role in Promoting Global Public Health
item An evolving mission
item Vision for the Future
item Partnerships and Implementation
item Priorities and Objectives
1. International Outbreak Assistance
item Objectives
2. A Global Approach to Disease Surveillance
item Objectives
3. Applied Research on Diseases of Global Importance
item Objectives
4. Application of Proven Public Health Tools
item Objectives
5. Global Initiatives for Disease Control
item Objectives
6. Public Health Training and Capacity Building
item Objectives
item List of Boxes
item Acronyms
item Appendix A
item Appendix B
item Appendix C
item Appendix D
item Appendix E
item Acknowledgments
item References

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Date published: 2002

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