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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention print that page


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (or CDC ) are a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services headquartered in Druid Hills , unincorporated DeKalb County , Georgia , in Greater Atlanta . [ 1 ] [ 2 ] [ 3 ] It works to protect public health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention timeline print that page

The following is a timeline of events relating to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Contents 1 1940s 2 1950s 3 1960s 4 1970s 5 1980s 6 1990s 7 2000s [ edit ] 1940s 1946 - The Communicable Disease Center is organized in Atlanta, Georgia on July

wikipedia.org | 2010/9/25 0:58:10

Meningococcal disease print that page


The disease 's host/pathogen interaction is not fully understood. The pathogen originates harmlessly in a large number of the general population, but thereafter can invade the blood stream and the brain, causing serious illness. Over the past few years, experts have made an intensive effort

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control print that page


The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control ( ECDC ) is an independent agency of the European Union (EU) aimed [ 1 ] at strengthening Europe's defences against infectious diseases. It was established in 2005 and is located in Solna , Sweden . Seat of ECDC in Tomtebodaskolan

AIDS education and training centers print that page

or prevent discrimination is through education and passing out information about the ways the disease is spread. Big problem in containing the spread of the disease are cultural and religious backgrounds where usage of common contraceptives , such as latex condoms , are prohibited. Unfortunate

wikipedia.org | 2011/6/9 16:35:34

Native American disease and epidemics print that page


Native Americans have been affected by disease and health concerns throughout their history, but a major turning point in Native American disease presence was with the arrival of Europeans. This ushered in what is termed the Columbian Exchange . During this period European settlers brought

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry print that page


Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA) Website www.atsdr.cdc.gov The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry ( ATSDR ) is a federal public health agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services . The agency focuses on minimizing human health risks associated

Disease surveillance in China print that page

natural history of infectious diseases, describing the distribution of case occurrence, triggering disease -control effort, monitoring epidemic of infectious diseases during natural disasters , predicting and controlling epidemics and providing the base of policy adjustment. Data collected

wikipedia.org | 2010/9/24 18:13:39

2009 flu pandemic print that page


were overwhelmed by infected people. In June, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stopped counting cases and declared the outbreak a pandemic . [ 10 ] Despite being informally called "swine flu", the H1N1 flu virus cannot be

Sexually transmitted disease print that page


A sexually transmitted disease ( STD ), also known as a sexually transmitted infection ( STI ), or venereal disease ( VD ), is an illness that has a significant probability of transmission between humans by means of human sexual behavior , including vaginal intercourse , oral sex , and