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November 2017
GLOBAL HEALTH
Congressional Study Tour to CDC Global Health

IDSA hosted four Senate staff on a trip to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta for a full-day briefing on CDC global health programs, with a special focus on global HIV, tuberculosis, global health security and antimicrobial resistance. The trip provided opportunities for congressional staff to see first-hand the importance of funding for public health through interactions with senior CDC staff including CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald, MD; Principal Deputy Director Anne Schuchat, MD; and Rima Khabbaz, MD, Director, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases.

Director, Brenda Fitzgerald, MD speaking to Senate staffers
CDC Director, Brenda Fitzgerald, MD speaking to Senate staffers


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