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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  • By: Elizabeth R. Purdy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Operating through the Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protects the health of the nation through promotion, prevention, and preparedness and plays a major role in improving public health globally. CDC is based ...

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