Member profile

Organization

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Constituency

Civil Society

Country/Region

Global

United States

Organisation Description

CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.
CDC increases the health security of our nation. As the United State’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise.

Issues

Sexual violence

Physical violence

Emotional violence

Neglect

Sector

Health