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      The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) partnership with Uganda dates to 1991 when the agency began research there involving HIV/AIDS. By 1994, CDC had established a field epidemiology training program (FETP) at Makerere University, and, by 1998, had in place a permanent country director and a memorandum of understanding with the ministry of health (the Ministry). With the establishment of PEPFAR in 2003, Uganda became a focus country for the initiative and CDC began supporting the implementation of HIV prevention, care, and treatment services. CDC continues to partner with the Ministry as well as more than two dozen indigenous organizations in provision of these and other health services. Impact in Uganda -- Top 10 causes of deaths in Uganda -- Uganda at a glance -- HIV/AIDS -- Emerging and zoonotic disease detection -- Health systems strengthening -- Influenza -- Malaria -- Reproductive health -- Neglected tropical diseases -- Noncommunicable diseases -- Immunizations. Publication date: June 2013. 2 unnumbered pages
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