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Volume 23, Supplement—December 2017
Global Health Security Supplement

Synergies between Communicable and Noncommunicable Disease Programs to Enhance Global Health Security

Deliana KostovaComments to Author , Muhammad J. Husain, David Sugerman, Yuling Hong, Mona Saraiya, Jennifer Keltz, and Samira Asma
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Table 1

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approaches to NCD, injury, and environmental health control and prevention*

Strategy/activity domain Goal Activities Programs
Strengthening surveillance
Strengthen country and partner capacity for surveillance and monitoring and evaluation systems
Support surveillance systems through surveys
•Use technology to improve data collection, analysis, and reporting
•Develop data analysis, dissemination, and visualization tools to track progress toward global NCD targets and evaluate policy impact
•Strengthen civil registration, vital statistics, and cause of death and disease registries to inform public health and medical decisions
Cancer registries
•Bloomberg Data for Health Initiative
•Global School Health Surveillance
•Road traffic injury
•Tobacco control
•Violence against children
Expanding the evidence base
Scale up interventions to improve health outcomes
Generate scientific evidence by developing, implementing, and scaling up interventions to accelerate impact for priority risk factors or disease outcomes
Cervical cancer
•Economics of NCD risk factors
•Environmental health
•Global Hearts Initiative
•Maternal mortality
•Shandong Ministry of Health Action on Salt Reduction and Hypertension
Enhancing workforce capacity Strengthen national public health capacity, infrastructure, and workforce Develop training modules
•Provide quality training, technical exchange, and mentorship
•Utilize web-based training tools
•Support mini-grants for relevant projects
•Encourage networking Field Epidemiology Training Program
•NCD short course for program managers

*NCD, noncommunicable disease.

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