Spotlight on Health Equity

As Summer draws to a close, the world has not seen equitable progress in ending the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Some countries, including the United States, are experiencing spikes in infections, largely stemming from new, highly infectious variants. Vaccination rates remain uneven around the world. World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has pleaded ...

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How can the private sector engage and partner with CDC in 2019?

Earlier this month, Rabin Martin welcomed Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director, Center for Global Health at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Dr. Judy Monroe, President and CEO, CDC Foundation to uncover potential opportunities for global collaboration between the private sector and CDC. Ensuring global health security remains a top priority ...

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Diseases do not respect borders: A conversation with the CDC’s Dr. Rebecca Martin on the economic case for preventing disease outbreaks

Dr. Rebecca Martin is a fixture in the global health community. As director of the CDC’s Center for Global Health, Dr. Martin’s leadership has been a driving force in engaging the public and private sectors to accelerate progress towards disease prevention, detection and response around the world. Dr. Martin and her colleagues at the CDC are also important partners to the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) Private Sector Roundtable (PSRT), a coalition of companies that acts as a central touchpoint for industry to mobilize efforts to protect against, detect and respond to disease threats.
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