Volume 23, Supplement—December 2017
Global Health Security Supplement
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Its Partners’ Contributions to Global Health Security
|Steps and actions
|Prevent: systems, policies, and procedures to mitigate avoidable outbreaks|
|Surveillance to guide slowing of antimicrobial resistance|
|National biosecurity system|
|Policies and practices that reduce the risk of zoonotic disease transmission|
|Immunization of 90% of children <1 year of age with >1 dose of measles vaccine
|Detect: a national surveillance and laboratory system capable of reliable testing for >5 of 10 core tests relevant to the country’s epidemiologic profile on specimens from disease clusters in >80% of districts|
|Standardized surveillance for 3 core syndromes|
|Regional and national interoperable electronic reporting systems|
|Timely reporting to World Health Organization (WHO), World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)|
|Multidisciplinary public health workforce with ≥1 epidemiologist per 200,000 population
|Respond: a national public health Emergency Operations Center capable of activating an emergency response in <2 hours|
|Trained rapid response teams|
|Linkages between public health and law enforcement for suspected biologic attacks|
|National framework to engage international partners during a public health emergency|
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