CDC Lays Out Perspective On Role Of Public Health Institutions In Global Health Systems Strengthening

In this article in PLoS Medicine’s “Policy Forum,” Peter Bloland of the Division of Public Health Systems and Workforce Development at the CDC Center for Global Health, and colleagues “set out the U.S. CDC’s perspective on the role of public health institutions in global health system strengthening efforts,” according to the article summary. “To guide its support of public health in low- and middle-income countries around the world, the [CDC] proposes to prioritize its investments on strengthening six key public health functions that would contribute the most towards health systems strengthening efforts as a whole and have the greatest impact on improving the public’s health,” the summary states (4/3).