CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION [CDC]
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Administers national programs for prevention and control of communicable and vector-borne diseases. Develops and implements programs to improve environmental health. Directs and enforces foreign quarantines. Consults with and assists other nations and international bodies.

Vaccinations in Africa

Vaccinations in Africa

1966-1968

The Communicable Disease Center's Agency for International Development deployed to Niger and Ivory Coast for smallpox and measles immunization in...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Health
Yellow Fever

Yellow Fever

1966

The Aedes Aegypti Eradication Program booklet described efforts to eradicate Yellow Fever, particularly in South America...

Tags: Health
Guatemala Syphillis Study

Guatemala Syphillis Study

1948

Dr. John C. Cutler, of the U.S. Public Health Service, conducted an infamous venereal disease study in Guatemala from 1946 to 1948...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Health | Venereal Disease
Refugees

Refugees

1979-1981

During the late 1970's and early 1980's there was a worldwide refugee crisis as millions of people fled political oppression, war...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Health