U.S. CDC Names Dr. Kevin M. De Cock New Director of the Center for Global Health

Dr. Kevin M. De Cock has been named director of the Center for Global Health. He most recently served as the director of  CDC Kenya. From 2006–2009 he served as director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Department of HIV/AIDS, where he oversaw all of WHO’s work related to HIV/AIDS focusing on initiatives to assist low- and middle-income countries in scaling up their treatment, prevention, care, and support programs. He previously served as drector of the CDC Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Surveillance, and Epidemiology.

The U.S CDC Center for Global Health works with global partners to prevent and control infectious and chronic diseases; respond to international disasters; and build sustainable global public health capacity by training epidemiologists, laboratory scientists, and public health managers in order to realize the goal of “Healthy People in a Healthy World—through Prevention.” 

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