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AFRIMS: Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Science, Bangkok, Thailand

AIDS: acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

AIMI: African Integrated Malaria Initiative

AMREF: African Medical and Research Foundation

APEC: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

APHL: Association of Public Health Laboratories

ATSDR: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

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BIDS: U.S.-Mexico Border Infectious Diseases Surveillance Project

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CAREC: Caribbean Epidemiology Center

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DoD: Department of Defense

DOTS: directly observed therapy short-course strategy

DVA: Department of Veterans Affairs

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ELISA: enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

EPI: Expanded Programme on Immunization

EPIET: European Programme for Intervention Epidemiology Training

EIP: Emerging Infections Program

EWORS: Early Warning Outbreak Recognition System

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FDA: Food and Drug Administration

FETP: Field Epidemiology Training Program

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GAP: Global AIDS Program

GAVI: Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization

GHLOP: WHO Global Health Leadership Officers Programme

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HIV: human immunodeficiency virus

HIV/AIDS: human immunodeficiency virus infection/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

HFRS: hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome

HPS: hantavirus pulmonary syndrome

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IFRC: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

IHR: International Health Regulations

IPAA: International Partnership Against AIDS in Africa

IUATLD: International Union Against TB and Lung Diseases

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KEMRI: Kenya Medical Research Institute

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LIFE: Leadership and Investment for Fighting an Epidemic Initiative

LITS: Laboratory Information Tracking System

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MERTU/G: Medical Entomology Research and Training Unit/Guatemala

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NAMRU-2: Naval Medical Research Unit No. 2, Jakarta, Indonesia

NAMRU-3: Naval Medical Research Unit No. 3, Cairo, Egypt

NASA: National Aeronautics and Space Agency

NGO: nongovernmental organization

NIH: National Institutes of Health

NMRCD: Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru

NOAA: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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PacNET: Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network

PAHO: Pan American Health Organization

PEP: WHO/AFRO Programme d'Epidemiologie Pratique

PHLIS: Public Health Laboratory Information System

PHSWOW: Public Health Schools Without Walls

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RBM: Roll Back Malaria initiative

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SIGN: Safe Injection Global Network

STD: sexually transmitted diseases

STI: sexually transmitted infections

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TB: tuberculosis

TEPHINET: Training in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions Network

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UNAIDS: Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS

UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

UNICEF: United Nations Children’s Fund

USAID: United States Agency for International Development

USAMRU-K: United States Army Medical Research Unit, Nairobi, Kenya

USDA: United States Department of Agriculture

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WHO: World Health Organization

WHO/AFRO: World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa

WHO/EMRO: World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

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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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