Global disease detection by the numbers : select accomplishments from GDD Centers, 2006-2016
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Global disease detection by the numbers : select accomplishments from GDD Centers, 2006-2016

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      10 – GDD Centers help countries build core capacities in support of the International Health Regulations and Global Health Security

      50+ – Countries received outbreak response, laboratory, and surveillance support from GDD Centers.

      2000+ – Outbreak investigations supported in partnership with ministries of health

      1300+ -Outbreak investigations received laboratory support

      115,000+ – Public health professionals trained on topics including epidemiology, risk communications, health economics, scientific writing, policy, rapid response, and informatics

      3,400 – Training sessions conducted

      60+ – Pathogens detected that were new to a region of the world

      11 – Pathogens and organisms detected that were new to the world

      380+ – New diagnostic tests in 59 countries, which improved disease detection capability and accelerated response interventions

      875+ – Peer-reviewed scientific articles published

      75,000,000 – People under surveillance for key infectious diseases



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