PAHO/WHO Designate CDC’s Center For Global Health As Collaborating Center For Biosafety And Biosecurity

Homeland Preparedness News: CDC designated as a Collaborating Center for Biosafety and Biosecurity
“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Center for Global Health was designated as a Collaborating Center for Biosafety and Biosecurity by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). The designation [is] the first awarded to a CDC/WHO collaborating center. The experts will assist PAHO/WHO in their efforts to help countries safely handle and contain dangerous diseases, such as Ebola, influenza, and polio. The designation is valid for four years…” (Kovaleski, 9/25).

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